Author Archives: jesustrek

The Gravity of the Situation

There is a lot of talk about climate change, but I have become aware of another situation in nature that is not getting any attention, and I think that we need to start talking about it. I first noticed this … Continue reading

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Mystery Destination

In 1994 Northwest Airlines offered some unusual round-trip passages aboard one of their planes. Fifty-nine dollars bought a “Mystery Fare” ticket that provided a one-day trip to an unknown American city. Buyers didn’t find out where they were heading until … Continue reading

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Need Friends?

Years ago Pepper Rodgers was the head football coach at UCLA. One year he was in the middle of a terrible season. You know how it is in sports. If the team isn’t doing well, no one is happy. Players, … Continue reading

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Good God Almighty

David Crowder has a new song called “Good God Almighty” that is getting a lot of air time on Christian contemporary radio. My wife said that when she first heard the song she was a bit uncomfortable about hearing those … Continue reading

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Fishing for People

It was after a quick fishing trip that Jesus called his first disciples to come and follow him. Luke records the event in chapter five of his gospel. People were crowding around Jesus as he taught the word of God, … Continue reading

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Can’t Fool That Umpire!

Whenever a baseball pitcher throws a pitch that is just a bit outside of the strike zone, the catcher will invariably move his mitt a few inches in order to try to make the pitch look as if it were … Continue reading

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Relatively Speaking

In the lead news story in today’s edition of the Lexington Herald-Leader, it was reported that Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear announced that there were 237 new cases of COVID-19 and nine deaths from the virus yesterday. This was received as … Continue reading

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Shared Lives

“Rejoice with those who rejoice; mourn with those who mourn.”—Romans 12:15. The Bible urges us to go through life together, sharing experiences with each other under various circumstances, whether good or bad. We were not created to live in isolation, … Continue reading

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First Things First

Pittsburgh Pirates rookie Ke’Bryan Hayes hit a ball over the fence Tuesday night, but he did not get credit for a home run. Hayes was so intent on watching the flight of the ball that he neglected to touch first … Continue reading

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Coming to the Rescue

Have you seen the video of a 17-year-old girl defending her dogs from a full-grown bear? The video, which has been viewed more than 68 million times, shows Hailey Morinico, of Bradbury, California, rescuing her dogs from a bear on … Continue reading

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