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Lent is a period of 40 days preceding the celebration of Christ’s Passion. The word itself in English comes from an Old English word for Spring, though in other languages it has different names. The 40 days of Lent are...
The scandal surrounding Dr. Larry Nassar, USA Gymnastics, and Michigan State University (my alma mater) is enough to make any right-thinking person angry. Nassar, as team physician for USA Gymnastics, used his position to molest over a hundred girls in...
Historical Tour of Switzerland July 20 – July 29, 2018 Join me for a historical tour of Switzerland and the Swiss Reformation. The tour includes: Zurich St. Gallen Basel Berne Montreux Geneva Lucerne UNESCO World Heritage Sites The Swiss Alps...
I just found out that the Breakpoint archive has been shut down, so many of the older links for my articles will no longer work. I will figure out what is still available and update the links. I will also...
On this, the 500th anniversary of the start of the Reformation, a great many of the discussions focus on the “Five Solas of the Reformation,” a collection of Latin phrases that were first assembled a little over 50 years ago in...
  Tour of Northern Italy and the Italian Renaissance with Prof. Glenn Sunshine Saturday, April 7, 2018 to Sunday, April 14, 2018 Dr. Sunshine makes History come alive with interesting facts and stories that weave a picture of the life...
The Every Square Inch Ministries web page is undergoing a major revision. Much of its functionality is down temporarily. Once it is up and running again, we will let you know....
The gods of Greece and Rome were anything but benevolent. The gods were envisioned as the supreme authorities over different areas of life. Whenever you entered a god’s sphere, you would perform a sacrifice to acknowledge the god’s authority in...
The Weeping Sky The icy, grasping hands of fog Grip every barren, gnarled tree. Their shadows in a stagnant pool Like iron bars encompass me The fog surrounds my breaking heart, Veils even Heaven’s constant light. My eyes turn back...
Much has already been written about Rod Dreher’s The Benedict Option, a great deal of which reflects the preconceptions of the reviewers more than the contents of the book. Here is my take on it. The Big Picture Dreher’s starting...