Book Recommendation

I am currently wounded so if there are typos I will beg your forgiveness. I cut my left index finger fairly deeply. I have it splinted to keep the skin from moving around so that the cut can heal quickly. Makes typing a little more challenging. But enough of that. I want to bring to […]

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God, Hurricanes and Ray

I am always wary of people calling God to their side in any conflict, from sports to war. Now Ray Nagin, mayor of New Orleans, has spoken as though he knows the mind of God. God is sending hurricanes because he’s mad at America. (see http://www.cnn.com/2006/US/01/17/nagin.city/) As with most leaders who invoke God in this […]

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The True Meaning of Christmas

Warning – this is a long post! This Narration of the Christmas story and it’s meaning was delivered on December 24, 2005 with Christmas Carols sung at various points. If you’d like the entire manuscript, contact John Rallison (john@journeyoflife.org). Permission is granted to repring and store this for personal use. All other rights reserved. Contact […]

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A Crazy Day

Today was crazy but great. For some reason yet to be ascertained, the person who normally opens Hidden Oaks Elementary School for our Journey of Life w0rship services never showed up. What does one do for a scheduled worship service when one cannot unlock the building? Our solution was to hold our worship service in […]

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First Blog

To blog or not to blog, that is the question.Whether ’tis nobler in the mind to sufferSimply commenting on other’s comments on lifeOr to blog authentically against the presuppositions of the worldAnd by opposing turn them. I have decided to start blogging. Perhaps a little bit.“But why?” you ask. Well, I will tell you. I […]

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