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A Lesson on Satan – By Forrest L. Keener

It has been a pleasure getting to update the Basic Bible Characters series of Sunday school lessons written by the former pastor of our church, Bro. Forrest L. Keener. He was taken home to heaven before I could meet him. We had the privilege of having his wife, Mrs. Mary Keener, as a member for… Continue reading A Lesson on Satan – By Forrest L. Keener

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My Book Bag: A Royal Experiment

About a year ago, my friend, Elna, wrote a book review that piqued my interest. Based on that review, I added A Royal Experiment (titled differently in the UK) by Janice Hadlow to my “to read” list this year and purchased it on Amazon with some Christmas money. It was indeed a great read, and… Continue reading My Book Bag: A Royal Experiment

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My Book Bag: The Killer Angels

I first read about the Pulitzer Prize winning novel, The Killer Angels by Michael Shaara, when it was referenced in a biography of Robert E. Lee called Clouds of Glory. Since reading that biog, my curiosity about the Civil War has been piqued. I’ve decided to read as much about the Civil War as I can.… Continue reading My Book Bag: The Killer Angels

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My Book Bag: Johnny Tremain

I have had Johnny Tremain by Esther Forbes on my “to read” list for ages. I first saw it in my mom’s 6th grade English classroom when one of her students left it there one weekend. I was about in 5th grade then, and I remember that the tiny print and thick paperback were daunting. I… Continue reading My Book Bag: Johnny Tremain

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My Book Bag: A Brilliant Solution

I purchased A Brilliant Solution by Carol Berkin for my Kindle back in July. Kindle books are not my favorite format to read and I rarely use that app on my iPad. Out of sight, out of mind. Before long, I’d moved on to other books and forgotten about this one. In an effort to… Continue reading My Book Bag: A Brilliant Solution

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My Book Bag: The Real Lincoln

I love history. I loved it in school. I believed that I was familiar with the Civil War. However, when I read Clouds of Glory, a biography of Robert E. Lee, I began to question what I had been taught in school. I realized I had never read an account of the war from the… Continue reading My Book Bag: The Real Lincoln

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My Book Bag: Emma

I am privileged to have friends all over the world. I am blessed in particular by the friendship of Jared and Elna Smith in the United Kingdom. I’ve never met them, but because of the world wide web, we have listened to Bro. Smith’s sermons, read their blog posts, and my husband has even chatted… Continue reading My Book Bag: Emma