Imagine a family of six people coming to your house. They knock on the door. They look tired, frail, dirty and very hungry. They are desperate. Two of the six people are under six years old. Their clothes are rags and their shoes are barely still on their feet. They tell you about their plig…
In 476 AD, the Germanic king Odoacer overthrew Romulus, the last Roman emperor in the West. This ended the 1,000 years of the Roman Empire rule of Western Europe.
The human brain is the most fascinating and important part of the human body. It’s the center of our experience while we are on this earth.
Jesus told us in John’s gospel, “No one has greater love than this, to lay down one’s life for one’s friends. You are my friends if you do what I command you.” (John 15: 13-14)
Last week we looked at the seven gifts of the Holy Spirit: wisdom, understanding, counsel, fortitude (courage), knowledge, fear of the Lord, and piety. Those who collaborate with the Holy Spirit and who use these seven gifts experience the Fruits of the Spirit.
The Letter to Diognetus is an early Christian apologetic work probably dating from the 2nd or 3rd century AD. Both the person addressed and the author of the work are unknown although at one time the apologist, Justin Martyr, was erroneously considered the author.
The most recent attack at the United States Capitol will most likely insure a permanent fence and additional security. The attack which resulted in the loss of life for a long serving Capitol police officer and the attacker is another senseless violent act.
The followers of Jesus believed in his resurrection because they saw him alive after he was dead. They had a powerful testimony of firsthand evidence seen with their own eyes.
Kirk Dewayne Franklin is an American choir director, gospel musician, singer, songwriter, and author. He is best known for leading urban contemporary gospel choirs such as The Family, God's Property, and One Nation Crew. He is a beloved and influential figure in the gospel music world.
St. Paul Miki was born in Japan between 1564 and 1566. He joined the Jesuits and preached the gospel to the Japanese people with great success. When a Catholic persecution arose, he was arrested with 25 others and taken to Nagasaki where they were bound to crosses and speared.