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God Bless America – One Nation UNDER God!

By Maynard H. Belt

“Blessed is the nation whose God is the Lord….” Psalm 33:12

There is no question that patriotism in our land has increased immensely since the 9/11 terrorist attack upon our country. Yet, in the very midst of such intensified loyalty, just last month the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco, one of the most liberal in the nation, and whose decisions are often overturned, ruled that the words “under God,” added to the Pledge of Allegiance by Congress in 1954, violated the constitutional principle of separation of church and state. The decision stemmed from a lawsuit by a California father, a San Francisco doctor and atheist, who was annoyed and offended that his daughter had to listen to her second-grade classmates recite the Pledge of Allegiance.

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When Old Glory Passes

By Kenneth L. Pierpont

Saturday our oldest daughter Holly rode with the National Baby Food Festival Queen’s Court in a parade in Muskegon. It was an all-American, beautiful day. While we were waiting for the parade to start I was instructing the little guys on the proper way to behave when Old Glory passes.

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3 Essential Ingredients for Godly Fathering

We could easily become complacent in our fathering as Christians when we see the current statistics for homes that lack the physical presence of a father. We may think our children will be all right because we are there. But we risk being virtually absent as fathers if we do not have three essential ingredients as part of our practice of fathering.

The following is the sermon I preached at Jonesville Baptist Church on Father’s Day, June 16, 2002. You may want to send it to a father dear to you.

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Categories The Church

I’m Going to a Pastor’s Conference – Virtually

I’m going, virtually – by way of recording, to The Basics of Pastoral Ministry 2002, a conference in its third year, lead by Alistair Begg noted author and pastor of Parkside Church of Cleveland, Ohio, and host of the radio program Truth For Life.

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Categories The Church

Blessings of a Godly Mother

“There is a story about four preachers discussing the merits of the various translations of the Bible. One liked the King James Version best because of its beautiful, older, English. Another liked the New American Standard version best because it was closer to the original languages. Still another liked the New International Version because of its up-to-date vocabulary. The fourth minister was silent for a moment, then said, “I like my mother’s translation best.” Surprised, the other three men said they didn’t know his mother had translated the Bible. “Yes,” he replied. “She translated it into life, and it was the most convincing translation I ever saw.”

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Why We Train Our Children At Home

My brother, Ken, posted an article recently which I’ve re-published here with his permission. He states very well his family’s reasons for teaching their children at home and I couldn’t say it any better. Be sure to check out his site soon.

Ken says “We train our children at home”…

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