Tag Archives: American flag

The experiment lives on

  I think we often forget that America was and is an experiment. At no other time in history has the setting and the resources been so right to begin a democracy. And the fact that the country is still … Continue reading

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The red, white and blues of our faith

Those of our Catch community in America are going to be seeing a lot of red, white and blue in the next couple days. Since, as followers of Jesus, we are members of two kingdoms, and since a brief study … Continue reading

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Flags

  On June 14, 1777, the Second Continental Congress approved the design of the original American flag, declaring: “Resolved, that the Flag of the thirteen United States shall be thirteen stripes, alternate red and white; that the Union be thirteen … Continue reading

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The spiritual advantage of leaving God out

The pledge that we now use as the official Pledge of Allegiance of the United States of America was originally written by a Baptist minister who chose to leave God out of it. Not only that, the original pledge he … Continue reading

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Red, white and blue

I put the flag out today. Today there will be beach, volley ball and barbecue. Someone will get too much sun and turn red. Someone will spill sauce on their new white T-shirt. Someone will jam a thumb and have … Continue reading

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