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All Done with a Single Stroke of the Pen - This was an ink drawing - all done with a single stroke of a pen - published in the 1881 book Real Pen Work / Self Instructor in Penmanship. According to one source, the artist was expert penman and co-publisher Alden Knowles....
America, Where Are We Going?! - There are countless myths about America. One is that we are free. The truth is we are the most overlegislated country ever. That's far from free. I'm no world traveler, but I have visited Europe, including Russia, a few times. What I immediately n...
An American Citizen's Response... - 'I know, too, that Islam has always been a part of America's history.'  Barack Obama, in a speech in Cairo, Egypt. AN AMERICAN CITIZEN'S RESPONSE: Dear Mr. Obama: Have you ever seen a Muslim hospital? Have you heard a Muslim orchestra? Have you seen...
  Ask, Seek, and Knock - A man prayed one morning, 'Please, God, let me win the lottery.' But by the end of the day, he hadn't won. The next day, he prayed again. 'Please, God, let me win the lottery.' But again, he failed to win. The man was persistent and prayed again t...
  Blue Christmas with Sasha Cohen and Peter Cetera - 2006 U.S. figure skating champion Sasha Cohen skates to 'Blue Christmas' sung by Peter Cetera and, I believe, his daughter, Claire. Cohen was also the 2006 Olympic silver medalist, a three-time World Championship medalist, the 2003 Grand Prix Final C...
CBNNews: No Recourse for Girls Harassed by Transgender Student - The push for radical transgender rights in schools is trumping privacy rights at one Colorado high school. A male student at Florence High School who claims to be a transgender has been harassing girls in the bathroom. When parents complained, school...
  Christian Headlines - Christian Headlines from the Christian Newswire, Christian Post, and Christian Today. ...
Christians and Southerners - Christians and Southerners by Brad Stine, the most media covered Christian comedian in the country. He had an eight-page profile written about him and his comedy in the New Yorker magazine where he was referred to as 'Gods Comic.' Brad was a regular...
  Condemn Not - I was shocked, confused, bewildered as I entered Heaven's door, Not by the beauty of it all, Nor the lights or its decor. But it was the folks in Heaven Who made me sputter and gasp The thieves, the liars, the sinners, The alcoholics and the trash. T...
Cross-Country Runner Wins Contest Without Running Race - If only the world had more people like Codie Thacker. It's not only that she's Christian; it's that she stood up for principle by refusing to wear bib number 666 in her high school regional cross country meet last Saturday. Thacker stood up for what ...
The Crosswalk - The Crosswalk. Awesome!! We complain about the cross we bear but don't realize it is preparing us for the dip in the road that God can see and we cannot. Whatever your cross, whatever your pain, There will always be sunshine, after the rain... Perhap...
  Dear God: Why didn't you save the school children... - Dear God: Why didn't you save the school children at Virginia Tech; Amish Country, PA; Columbine High School; Moses Lake, Washington; Bethel, Alaska; Pearl, Mississippi; West Paducah, Kentucky; Stam P, Arkansas; Jonesboro, Arkansas; Edinboro, Pennsyl...
Denial - In Mt. Vernon, Texas, Drummond's Bar began construction on expansion of their building to increase their business. In response, the local Baptist church started a campaign with petitions and prayers to block the bar from expanding. Work [on the expan...
  Directions Home - DIRECTIONS HOME. "As for me and my house, we will serve the Lord." DIRECTIONS TO OUR FATHER'S HOUSE: Make a Right onto Believeth Blvd. Keep straight and go through the Green Light, which is Jesus Christ. There, you must turn onto the Bridge of Faith,...
  Do Dogs Go to Heaven? - A man and his dog were walking along a road when it suddenly occurred to him that he was dead. He remembered that the dog walking beside him had been dead for years. After a while, they came to a street of pure gold. As he got closer, he saw a man...
  Do You Believe in God? - Many people believe in God through their own faith. They don't ask for evidence or proof. For some reason, they simply believe what they've been taught about God and religion. Many others, like me, need evidence. I spent more than 40 years waiting fo...
Enjoy Your Hot Chocolate - We all are a product of our experiences so have patience. A group of graduates, well established in their careers, were talking at a reunion and decided to go visit their old university professor, now retired. During their visit, the conversation tu...
Everything Good in America - Everything good in America is under attack. Christianity is being replaced, primarily with atheism and Islam. Even Jesus as a historical figure is being erased from our schools by the ACLU. Individual liberty is being replaced with smothering govern...
Extreme Rescue 2011 - "Mighty to Save" - This past weekend was a weekend I'll never forget. I had been asked to be the sound technician for what was described as a 'youth rally' at Mountain View Seventh-day Adventist Church in Las Vegas. Yeah, sure, no problem, I'm happy to help out. I ha...
  Fox News Headline: "NYC Panel Clears Way for Mosque Near Ground Zero" - Fox News Headline: "NYC Panel Clears Way for Mosque Near Ground Zero". A New York City panel voted unanimously to reject landmark status for a building in downtown Manhattan. What makes this newsworthy is that the decision is being reported as "...pa...
  FoxNews.com: Parents Pull Son Out of School Over Assigned Book That Refers to Jesus as 'Wine-Guzzling Vagrant and Socialist' - A New Hampshire couple has pulled their son out of his local high school after the teen was assigned a book that refers to Jesus Christ as a 'wine-guzzling vagrant and precocious socialist.' Aimee Taylor says her oldest son, 16-year-old Jordan Hender...
FoxNews: Israeli court rejects Israeli nationality, saying it could undermine Jewish character - Israel's population registry lists a slew of 'nationalities' and ethnicities, among them Jew, Arab, Druse and more. But one word is conspicuously absent from the list: Israeli. The national population registry lists a person's religion and nationali...
FoxNews: Michigan Woman Faces Civil Rights Complaint for Seeking a Christian Roommate - Another example of the lack of freedom in America. A civil rights complaint has been filed against a woman in Grand Rapids, Mich., who posted an advertisement at her church last July seeking a Christian roommate. The ad 'expresses an illegal preferen...
FoxNews: Ohio school district agrees to keep portrait of Jesus off wall, pay $95G fine - An Ohio school district has agreed to keep a portrait of Jesus Christ off school property and pay a $95,000 fine in the face of legal pressure from the American Civil Liberties Union. The Jackson City School District, located in Jackson, reached a de...
  Friends are God's Way of Taking Care of Us - This was written by a Metro Denver Hospice Physician: I was driving home from a meeting this evening about 5:00 pm, stuck in traffic on Colorado Boulevard, and the car started to choke and splutter and die - I barely managed to coast, cursing, into a...
From one pumpkin to another! - From one pumpkin to another! A woman was asked by a coworker, 'What's it like to be a Christian?' The coworker replied, 'It's like being a pumpkin.' 'God picks you from the patch, brings you in, and washes all the dirt off of you. Then He cuts off t...
  A German's Point of View on Islam - by Dr. Emanuel Tanay, Psychiatrist. A man whose family was German aristocracy prior to World War II owned a number of large industries and estates. When asked how many German people were true Nazis, the answer he gave can guide our attitude toward f...
Get Rich Quick... - Get Rich Quick...Count Your Blessings!...
  God - Let me tell you, make sure you read all the way to the bottom. I almost deleted this email, but I was blessed when I got to the end. God, when I received this e-mail, I thought I don't have time for this. And this is really inappropriate during wor...
How Many Blessings...? - Blessings, I think, are like air. We're able to breath air every moment of every day, but we don't consciously think about each breath we take, nor do we consciously think about each blessing we receive. So when I recognize a blessing, I think of t...
I Believe in Father Christmas - 'Hallelujah! Noel! Be it heaven or hell, the Christmas we get we deserve.' This is one of my favorite 'Christmas songs', but it's very rarely played because of it's negative elements. It's a great message, if only you would listen and think about...
  If You're Like Me... - If you're like me ...you will be betrayed by your own brother because his friend is more important to him than you are. ...you will be forced to take a fifth-grade social studies test twice because, the teacher says, you finished it too fast. (You w...
  Jesus Loves Me (for seniors) - Jesus loves me, this I know, Though my hair is white as snow Though my sight is growing dim, Still He bids me trust in Him. Though my steps are oh, so slow, With my hand in His I'll go On through life, let come what may, He'll be there to lead the wa...
Judge Orders Christian Baker to Provide Gay Couples with Wedding Cakes - Masterpiece Cakeshop owner Jack Phillips and his attorney Nicole Martin Despite the fact that the Colorado constitution reads, 'Only a union of one man and one woman shall be valid or recognized as marriage in this state', a Colorado judge has order...
Laus Deo! - Laus Deo! Praise be to God! ...
Lawrence Beamen - During his 2009 tour with the top America's Got Talent finishers (he was among the top ten!), Lawrence was dining at a Las Vegas restaurant. His waitress was Ellen Burrows, a member of the Mountain View Seventh-day Adventist Church in Las Vegas. As...
  Love Your Enemies - 43 'You have heard that it was said, 'Love your neighbor and hate your enemy.' 44 But I tell you, love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you, 45 that you may be children of your Father in heaven. He causes his sun to rise on the evil and ...
Lucky Defined in Images - This single-vehicle rollover accident occurred on U.S. Highway 100 just outside Flagstaff, Arizona (USA). The pick-up truck was traveling about 75 mph when it crashed through the guardrail. In the picture above, you can see where the truck broke thr...
Make Me the Kind of Man... - One night a father overheard his son pray: 'Dear God, Make me the kind of man my daddy is.' Later that night, the father prayed: 'Dear God...
Make the Best of Your Holidays! - What's this? Two lumps of coal?!...
Mike Huckabee: A Parable - Today, a parable for those who are losing hope in America's future...I hear people lamenting every day that the government is too powerful, young people don't understand concepts like freedom and privacy anymore, and we've gone too far down the wrong...
My Contract With God - MY CONTRACT WITH GOD. I Will Trust You with ALL My Heart. 'I will TRUST in the Lord with ALL my heart and lean not my own understanding.' Proverbs 3:5-6 'Blessed is the person who makes the Lord their TRUST.' Psalm 40:4 'Those who TRUST in the Lord...
No Time - I knelt to pray, but not for long, I had too much to do. I had to hurry and get to work For bills would soon be due. So I knelt and said a hurried prayer, And jumped up off my knees. My Christian duty was now done; My soul could rest at ease. All day...
  On the Same Page - A few years ago, I was studying anthropology. One of my lessons referred to a time span of 15 million years. I began thinking about how long ago that was, but found it difficult to comprehend. I noticed that the set of encyclopedia on my bookhelf w...
  Origin of Right and Left - The heart of the wise inclines to the right, but the heart of the fool to the left. - Ecclesiastes 10:2...
Piece of Cake - Piece of Cake: A PowerPoint Slideshow Presentation...
The prize doesn't always go to the most deserving. - There recently was a death of a 98 year-old Catholic lady named Irena, who lived in Poland. During World War II, Irena got permission to work in the Warsaw Ghetto, as a plumbing/sewer specialist. She had an "ulterior motive" Being German, she KNEW...
Psalm 118 - The Center - Psalm 118 - The Center of the Bible...
Rather than Counting Sheep... - 'Rather than counting sheep the next time you have trouble sleeping, try...' Randy R. Reed...
  Recall Notice - RECALL NOTICE. The Maker of all human beings (GOD) is recalling all units manufactured, regardless of make or year, due to a serious defect in the primary and central component of the heart. This is due to a malfunction in the original prototype unit...
  Santa and Rudolph Sing White Christmas - I found this video on a popular e-card site a few years ago. I loved it so much, I added the mp3 to my annual Christmas playlist. This year, I decided to post the video here and share it with everyone (as if my site will contribute to the almost 6 ...
Searchers of the Sanctuary - Interim Senior Pastor Brett Hadley of Mountain View Seventh-day Adventist Church in Las Vegas put this trailer together and I thought it was cool enough to put here. It's to help promote a new sermon series at Mountain View Church. I believe the se...
Seasons of Life - Seasons of Life: A PowerPoint Slideshow Presentation....
Seventh-day Adventist Rules: My Perspective - Seventh-day Adventist Rules: My Perspective. Today, I was reading on the Web some questions people had about Seventh-day Adventist 'rules'. Some of the answers, I thought, were ridiculous. One person wrote that Adventists can't celebrate a child's ...
Stay Out of My Uterus... - Stay out of my uterus, government!! ...that is, right after... ...
Supreme Court Confusion - Since the Supreme Court has chosen to review the issue of 'same-sex marriage', the justices are obviously confused with the issue. I feel it's my moral obligation to sum it up for them by defining these to often-confused and misused terms: Gay Marri...
Surrender - I pray when I need a friend, When I'm at my wit's end, And the world seems cold and bleak. I pray when I feel thankful and blessed, When my life's a success, And I find all the happiness I seek. So no matter my mood Or my ever changing attitude, The ...
Tamara Lowe: One-Minute Sermon - Tamara Lowe: One-Minute Sermon from Christ Fellowship....
  The Ten Commandments
The Thing that Sets the American Christian Apart - 'The thing that sets the American Christian apart from all other people in the world is he will...' George Washington, first president of the United States of America....
Three Things You Didn't Know About Islam - Three Things You Didn't Know About Islam. Below is text from an email I received in September 2010. The author is not identified, but the information in the video seems to be fully documented. A group calling themselves 'White Roses' created a video ...
Todd Starnes: Costco -- the Bible is fiction - What do the Bible, The Hunger Games, and Fifty Shades of Grey have in common? All three are works of fiction, according to the booksellers at Costco. Pastor Caleb Kaltenbach made that shocking discovery last Friday as he was shopping for a present f...
Tribute to Dave Wallace, Jr. - 2012 was the toughest year of my life. For the first time in my life, I was laid off from my job. I had been with the company 12 years. Ouch. My mother passed away in May. Soon after, her brother passed away. Artist LeRoy Neiman, whom I considered a ...
  A True Story by Josh and Karen Zarandona - Brenda was a young woman who was invited to go rock climbing. Although she was very scared, she went with her group to a tremendous granite cliff. In spite of her fear, she put on the gear, took hold of the rope, and started up the face of that roc...
We Need More People Like This - We need more people like this - former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee responding to the question 'Where was God?' during the December 14, 2012 shooting at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut....
What can we do to promote world peace? - Question posed to Mother Teresa: What can we do to promote world peace? Answer: Go home and love your family. ...
When God leads you to the edge of the cliff... - When God leads you to the edge of the cliff, trust Him fully and let go. Only one of two things will happen: either He'll catch you when you fall, or He'll teach you how to fly! The power of one sentence! God is going to shift things around for you...
  When I Say, "I Am a Christian" (Original) - When I say, 'I am a Christian,' I'm not shouting, 'I've been saved!' I'm whispering, 'I get lost! That's why I chose this way.' When I say, 'I am a Christian,' I don't speak with human pride; I'm confessing that I stumble - needing God to be my guide...
  When I Say, "I Am a Christian" (Revised) - When I say ... 'I am a Christian', I'm not shouting 'I'm clean livin'.' I'm whispering 'I was lost, Now I'm found and forgiven.' When I say ... 'I am a Christian', I don't speak of this with pride. I'm confessing that I stumble and need Christ to be ...
Where the Muslims Are Not Happy - Where the Muslims are not happy: They're not happy in Gaza. They're not happy in Egypt. They're not happy in Libya. They're not happy in Morocco. They're not happy in Iran. They're not happy in Iraq. They're not happy in Yemen. They're not happy in A...
  The Window - Two men, both seriously ill, occupied the same hospital room. One man was allowed to sit up in his bed for an hour each afternoon to help drain the fluid from his lungs.  His bed was next to the room's only window. The other man had to spend all...
  You Just Gotta Love Christmas with Jennifer Robinson and Peter Cetera - Six-time Canadian national figure skating champion Jennifer Robinson skates to You Just Gotta Love Christmas written and sung by Peter Cetera, from a 2008 televised program. The song is the title track from Peter Cetera's 2004 Christmas CD by ...
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ELP - An International Collaboration MUSIC ELP - An International Collaboration - I got out of music when I realized there are extraordinarily talented musicians in the world, and I wasn't one of them. Three of those musicians formed Emerson, Lake & Palmer in 1970. I didn't listen to them until the mid-70s. "Karn Evil 9" perform... more (Updated Nov 4, 2017)

Tina S Cover of Ludwig von Beethoven's Moonlight Sonata, 3rd Movement MUSIC Tina S Cover of Ludwig von Beethoven's Moonlight Sonata, 3rd Movement - If you don't know this piece, you'll think this is just another awesome, mind-blowing electric guitar solo. If you do know this piece, as Beethoven wrote it, you'll be blown away at the talent of this young girl (only 17 when this was published on Yo... more (Updated Aug 22, 2017)

Cover of the Week: Cowsills Hair MUSIC Cover of the Week: Cowsills Hair - Remember this song? I was a Cowsills fan as a boy, but I don't think I ever confessed it. Until now. There were two Cowsills songs that stand out: The Rain, The Park & Other Things and Hair, the Cowsills most successful hit. This 2007 live PBS telev... more (Updated Aug 18, 2017)

Wishing Well - Terence Trent D'Arby Cover MUSIC Wishing Well - Terence Trent D'Arby Cover - Jolan sings 'Wishing Well', a Terence Trent D'Arby cover song.... more (Updated Aug 11, 2017)

Chase Holfelder Cover of Elle King's 'Ex's and Oh's' MUSIC Chase Holfelder Cover of Elle King's 'Ex's and Oh's' - Chase Holfelder cover of Elle King's 'Ex's and Oh's'.... more (Updated Jun 30, 2017)

 

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