Churchill, by Paul Johnson, A Book Review by Don Sweeting

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  Churchill, by Paul Johnson, A Book Review by Don Sweeting for Books, Culture, Media, Life in the 21st Century (3rd edition), a journal of Colorado Christian University. Of the making of Churchill biographies, there is no end! But the best concise one-volume biography, in my opinion, is Paul Johnson’s Churchill (Penguin, 2009). Why is […]

Singing with the Pilgrims: The “Old Hundredth”

Arrival of the Pilgrim Fathers

Singing with the Pilgrims: The “Old Hundredth” Do you ever wonder what songs the American Pilgrims sang? I know one of them. It is probably the only one still printed in some of our hymnbooks. It’s called the “Old Hundredth” and it may have been sung at the first Thanksgiving! Let’s back up. One of […]

John Knox 500: Reformer, Pastor, Critic of Political / Religious Tyranny

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John Knox 500: Reformer, Pastor, Critic of Political/Religious Tyranny 2014 is the 500th anniversary of the birth of Scottish Reformer and Pastor John Knox. Knox was the leader of the Scottish reformation and the founder of the Scottish Presbyterian church. John Knox had a passion for God’s Word and a passion for Scotland. He was […]