Month: September 2016

Taking a Beating for Jesus | Assaults in Alaska | Jesse Morrell

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A brother in Alaska recently used his air-miles from his business to bring my family and I up to Alaska. I once said on my Facebook that all it takes to bring me to your area is a plane ticket and couch to sleep on and he is one who took me up on it!

Alaska has proven itself to be a difficult mission field. We were plowing the field but sometimes it felt like the field was plowing us! Read below about the multiple assaults and attacks that took place.

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The downtown Anchorage area is full of drugs and alcohol. There is a considerable homeless population in Alaska despite the freezing temperatures. There is one large park downtown called “Town Square Park” where…

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But Jesus

Originally posted on Lessons on Grace. :
This weekend was my church’s annual fall retreat. I have been the last two years and have always cherished the experience. Each year, hundreds of college students gather at a campground to invest in their relationship with Jesus. And…

World Leaders Gather to Remember Shimon Peres

Looking for the Blessed Hope

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Israel lost the last of their modern-day founding fathers on Wednesday with the passing of Shimon Peres.  As a public servant, Peres served in almost every capacity of the Israeli government, including two stints as Prime Minister and President from 2007 to 2014.  He was a Noble Peace Prize winner for his work in the Israeli-Palestinian Peace Talks.

Tomorrow, the icon will be laid to rest on Mt Herzl, along with other noble Israeli leaders who have passed before him.  On hand will be leaders from 80 different countries around the world.  US President Barack Obama and former President Bill Clinton will be in attendance, along with an estimated 20 presidents, 15 foreign ministers, 5 heads of state, and a stable of other dignitaries (reports The Jerusalem Post).  Included among dignitaries will be Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, who requested and…

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