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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."

astronaut Buzz Aldrin
Commentary
Communion with the Heavens

The past week some news outlets paused to remind us of humanity’s most impressive technological feat – the sending and safe return of three human beings to the moon and their safe return. Those who were alive that summer of 1969 will always remember Armstrong, Aldrin (pictured) and Collins.

Our world news that summer of 1969 was literally out of this world.

Though we have always been space travelers – our planet logs 428,000 miles every day – the landing of Apollo 11 on the moon’s surface was truly a transformative event.

The pictures of our sparkling planet suspended above a bleak lunar surface underscored the fragility of our home in the cosmos.

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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!

Martin Luther
Sermon
When Christians Sin...Sanctification

In the 1500s, it is usually agreed, Martin Luther (pictured) won the battle of Justification by faith. Christians are not obligated to submit to unrealistic methods in order to please an angry God.

After this clear victory on the side of sustaining Bible-based faith the next generation faced the question – “after Conversion what next?” Where do we go then? How should we live? How do we react to “so great a salvation” in the face of continuing sin in the Christian?

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Immanuel

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

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