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REFLECTIONS FROM FAITH AND HISTORY: The DeChristianization of America

 By Jeff Olson  Hosea 4:6 states that “My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge.” Author T.S. Eliot said in 1939, “A people without religion will in the end find that it has nothing to live for.”     Both statements in different ways reflect truth, for if this life is all that there is therein lies no incentive nor ...

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Reflections from Faith and History…”The Louisiana Purchase”

By Jeff Olson     Once upon a time there was a city which lay near the mouth of the Mississippi River. It was founded in 1718 by Jean Baptiste le Moyne, Sier de Bienville. Bienville was governor of the French colony of Louisiana and he named New Orleans after Philippe, Duke of Orleans who ruled France for King Louis XV. ...

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The Treasure of the Public Square

BY JEFF OLSON – A vital part of Americana, throughout our nation’s history, has been the public square. Most of us have been on vacations or perhaps just taken a short trip within our own state and, while passing through small towns, observed the local town square. Here [In a Town Square], there may be a court house with a ...

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