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The Church Matters

    by Paul Mooney As I began writing the Perspectives article for this month, I paused a moment, glanced at some notes and flipped through some diary entries that I had written so far this year. I was emotionally overtaken as I began to revisit the health issues that my wife has suffered during the past … more »

Who Shall Roll Us Away The Stone?

    by Paul Mooney “And they said among themselves, Who shall roll us away the stone from the door of the sepulchre?” (Mark 16:3). It was a “great stone” that sealed the tomb, and those coming early in the morning to anoint the body of Jesus with sweet spices were discussing the obvious question: … more »

Is It Too Soon To Tell?

    by Paul Mooney   “It is too soon to tell.” Though no one is quite sure if it is fact or fiction, this historic quip is attributed to the first Premier of the People’s Republic of China, Zhou Enlai, in answer to President Nixon’s question, “What is the impact of the French Revolution?” … more »

The Right to be a Pilgrim

by Paul Mooney   Modified from John Bunyan’s great allegory “The Pilgrim’s Progress,” came a single hymn with these powerful lyrics.   No foes shall stay his might, Though he with giants fight: He will make good his right To be a pilgrim Since, Lord, thou dost defend Us with thy Spirit We know we … more »