Daily Archives: April 14, 2011

24th Anniversary of the Cultural Center at UK

The seminar began with a collection of photos of Martin Luther King Jr. (which was appropriate because it marks the 24th anniversary of the Martin Luther King Jr. Cultural Center at the University of Kentucky) set to the song “Up … Continue reading

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Silver and Gold (links roundup)

A verse from the Old Testament that I have found effectively adapted into our culture is Ecclesiastes 9:10. “Forsake not an old friend; for the new is not comparable to him: a new friend is as new  wine; when it … Continue reading

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Ruth’s Luck or God’s Blessing?

The book of Esther begins with the story of Elimelech of Bethlehem, his wife Naomi and their two sons Mahlon and Chilion.  During times of famine in Judah, the family travels to Moab and settle where Elimelech dies, leaving his … Continue reading

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Proverbs 31 Woman-A Thing of the Past?

What is the Proverbs 31 woman look like? In modern day Christian churches, the Proverbs 31 wife/woman is portrayed as the ideal character for every girl to strive to be from a young age. This chapter in the Old Testament … Continue reading

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MLK: A Prophet

While attending the seminar today, I was first a little shocked at what the topic was. I didn’t realized what the seminar was going to be like, and this definitely surprised me for the good. I’ve never witnessed anyone so … Continue reading

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The Old Testament’s Heroines: Ruth and Esther

There are only two books in the Old Testament that bear the names of women, Ruth and Esther. God used both of these women in two distinct ways to change the course of history. The books of Ruth and Esther … Continue reading

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Links Roundup: Recycling and Going Green

The book of Numbers has many practical, modern day applications.  One of these is the concept of pollution, discussed towards the end of the book.  In the modern day, pollution in Numbers can be paralleled to the ‘Going Green’ movement … Continue reading

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