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11/2010

For this month--here's what we posted to our News & Insights section!

Anne Graham Lotz in Uganda

"For God so love the world .  .  . ", John 3:16 - a familiar verse to believers, but never has the verse impacted me more than right now as Anne Graham Lotz confirms plans to hold an event in Uganda next Fall . . . and, as my daughter and I prepare to leave for Kenya in a week!  

Anne Graham Lotz and her ministry team have accepted an invitation from church leaders to hold a week of ministry in Kampala, Uganda next November.  The capstone of the week of ministry will be a daylong day of Bible teaching and Bible study training for thousands of ...

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BUT I'M NOT FROM THERE!

1 - Young heiress perpetually on the party girl list. 

2 - Mike Myers spy classic.

3 - USC philosophy professor and theologian.

4 - He was renown for sittin' on the dock of the bay. 

5 - Her web was her claim to fame.

6 - Freed the slaves.

7 - Untimely death cut short the young Indiana Jones.

8 - He tied a yellow ribbon with Dawn.

9 - Clinton's Attorney General.

10 - Steel Magnolia and cousin of presidential nominee.

 

Want to check your answers? Just let Peggy know!

 

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So Proudly We Hail . . .

Tomb of the Unknown SoliderToday, November 11 at precisely 11:00AM (EST), a wreath will be laid at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington Cemetery--to honor and thank all who served in the United States Armed Forces.

And we join in the celebration of those who've served our country so courageously and those 1.4 million young men and women who're on active duty right now serving us around the world.

Pray for those willing to serve and if you see military personnel today--or anytime--say "thank you!"

Psalm 62:8 reminds us to "Trust in Him at all times, O ...

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What is the Oldest Song you've sung?

Odes of SolomonI've always wanted to go to Israel ...to walk where Jesus walked.  Maybe even travel around Asia minor- visit Ephesus where Timothy pastored the church.

I don't know if that will ever happen, but I take comfort and delight in the fact that I can read the same words Timothy read, and be ministered to them in much the same way he was.

Not only can I read the same words he read, I can sing the same songs that he may have sung.  The Odes of Solomon. They are the earliest Christian Hymns we've ever found ...

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Who’s your favorite Peanuts character?

peanuts gangIn the book of life, the answers aren't in the back."  ~Charlie Brown

"I love mankind. It's people I can't stand."  ~Linus Van Pelt

"Yesterday I was a dog. Today I'm a dog. Tomorrow I'll probably still be a dog. Sigh! There's so little hope for advancement." ~Snoopy

A lot of us grew up delighting in the work of that great theologian . . . Charles Schulz (born 11/26/1922).  So . . . which of the fascinating Peanuts crew would you call "favorite"?  Why?  Add your response to these below (also found in the November Update newsletter).

Scott Curtis"I ...

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Where Does It End?

Haitian ChildSince the earthquake in Haiti in January 2010, UNICEF reports more than 7,000 children have been smuggled into the Dominican by sex traffickers despite government vowing to protect these little ones.  The number is far greater than pre-earthquake numbers. 

Many other children are sick and dying of cholera and malaria as water conditions deteriorate.

Children are always the most vulnerable in these natural disasters.  But it's not natural to take advantage of their vulnerability.  And it's not acceptable!

This past weekend, the backlash of a major hurricane with winds and rain further complicates life, with even more ...

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