The year was 1934. Times were difficult around the world. Times were especially
difficult in the repressed economic and political climate of post-World War Germany.
But recovery was in sight. A group of theologians at Württemberg saw a rising star of
hope and together penned a declaration of faith that would be signed by 600 pastors of
churches and fourteen theology professors at seminaries.
The promising statement of this group included these words: "We are full of thanks to
God that he, as Lord of history, has given us Adolf Hitler, our leader and savior from our
Are you paying attention? Or are you paying attention to the wrong stuff? A voice that sounds a lot like Wisdom as we met her in Proverbs begs us to learn from past experience, so as not to spend money when we can get free stuff. The first generation liberated from Egypt died in the desert because they didn’t learn. And when the people pointed with oohs and ahhs towards current events, Jesus asked them to learn from the past to recognize that some things are not as significant as the eternal choices.
The government has finally woken up to the fact that the health of our children in this country is threatened by their food. For two generations, since World War 2, food has become increasingly processed and the era of the fast food meal is well and truly with us.
Karen hates church. She feels it's a place where people are brainwashed. She thinks the people who go to church are weak, looking for a crutch in sermons that tell them how to behave. Karen clearly has an issue with established religion.