On this day in history: In 1609, the Delaware Bay was discovered by Henry Hudson. In 1907, the “American Messenger Company” was started by two teenagers, Jim Casey and Claude Ryan. The company’s name was later changed to “United Parcel Service.” And in 1963, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., gave his “I Have a Dream” speech at a civil rights rally in Washington, DC. More than 200,000 people attended.
Discovering the Coffee Culture In Kerala, India – We don’t often associate India with coffee, but it does have a vibrant industry. This article gives us a good look at it.
10 Things Women Love On A Man – I strive to be a well-dressed individual, simply because I want to look my best. And as I am able to afford it, I add pieces to my wardrobe to accentuate that. Real Men, Real Style posted this a while back, and I decided to watch to see if my wife agreed. She has confirmed almost all of these. That gives me yet another reason to be well-dressed.
Protect Your Library The Medieval Way, With Horrifying Book Curses – I have an extensive library. Maybe I should consider this…
Seasons, In A Small World – This is a creative way to utilize the perspective of a microscope or a macro-lens to display the four seasons of our world.
Today In Church History
On this day in 1619, seven powerful leaders of the Catholic Church elected Ferdinand II to be Holy Roman Emperor, in an attempt to squelch the burgeoning Reformation. Read more about him here.
Four Key Principles Of Repentance – In our victim-oriented culture, we don’t hear too much about repentance. But this is something we cannot afford to ignore for our spiritual growth. Here are four key things to remember.
The 5 C’s Of Preaching – I have been in ministry for more than two and a half decades. Most of that was youth ministry, the past few years have been in the preaching ministry. But either way, this is applicable.
5 Easy Steps To Begin A Daily Quiet Time – Each of us needs to prioritize time with the Word of God and prayer, but many don’t know where to begin. This is a simple and quick tutorial to get you started.