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42: A Living Legacy (Movie Review)

I’ve always marveled at the Civil Rights movement, as idealistic individuals on different sides of the color line worked together to overturn the laws of discrimination against African Americans. Some thought them crazy, others thought they were right, many more … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Sermon Today: Holy Ground

For worship on Sunday, July 14, at The Stand (casual and contemporary, 9 a.m.) and Blandford UMC (traditional, 11 a.m.) Reading Exodus 1-5 isn’t required, but it wouldn’t hurt! As we continue to weave our way through the Old Testament, … Continue reading

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42: Are You Built To Last?

I’m a sucker for sports movies, and the trailer forĀ 42 revved up my emotions every time I saw it. Branch Rickey’s (Harrison Ford) growling, “I want a ballplayer with the guts not to [fight].” Jackie Robinson (the until now underutilized … Continue reading

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