Tag Archives: R.E. Winsett

Troublesome Times Are Here

This morning I awoke to these news stories.

A headline from FoxNews.com

Putin’s 40 miles of killing machines taunt Ukraine’s capital

A Tweet from The Kyiv Independent

State Emergency Service: 6 people injured in central Kharkiv rocket strike, including one child.

The missile strike hit Kharkiv’s Freedom Square the morning of March 1, damaging the Kharkiv Oblast administration building.

I’m reminded of an old hymn published in 1942 by R.E. Winsett that begins with these words: Continue reading


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Word of the Week: Faithfulness

Tim Hansel, in his book Holy Sweat, relates the remarkable story of Clarence Jordan, “a man of unusual abilities and commitment.”

Jordan earned two Ph.D.s, one in agriculture and the other in Biblical languages. His talent and skill could have been used for many profitable pursuits, but he and his wife, Florence, decided to help poor people in rural Georgia–both black and white. So, in 1942 they founded Koinonia Farm in Americus, GA. Continue reading


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