Verse of the Month
Philippians 4:8:

"Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable—if anything is excellent or praiseworthy—think about such things."

Guns of August book
Christians and War

The television news sure is giving us a bellyful of war pictures from Gaza and the Ukraine and the occasional foray into Iraq this summer. What terrible tragedies. And it’s all so ironic because the month of August is the 100th anniversary of World War One beginning.

It may be a good time for a quick review of the historical Christian Church’s view of war as strained through the example of World War One’s greatest hero, the Tennessee rifleman Sergeant Alvin York.



Christians Undercover is a series of interviews and reflections written by various authors.

Frank Borman

While we remember the successful return of the Apollo 11 astronauts this summer, we shouldn't forget how astronaut Frank Borman (pictured) surprised all of us by having the Apollo 8 team read Genesis 1 on Christmas Eve, 1968. This was truly out of this world!

the Apostle John on the Isle of Patmos
'Blessed Are the Dead'...

We live in a skeptical age, an agnostic era.

People ask how – or even whether – first century men and women could remember all the words Jesus said. One Australian preacher answered forcefully, “People remembered what Jesus said because what he said was so memorable. His words stopped people in their tracks!”

You might remember, “It is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than a rich man to enter the Kingdom of Heaven.” Or, “I have not come to call the righteous but sinners to repentance. “ Or, “Except your righteousness exceeds that of the scribes and Pharisees you cannot be saved.”

Jesus while on earth gave many strong and even hard sayings.



Yeas and Nays


July 1969 – moon landing's 45th – why did astronauts keep quoting the Bible?

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