Jan 31, 2020
Jane was the last child to receive a handmade blanket from her great grandmother. Pink and blue, festooned with angels and sprinkled with stars that sparkled in the light, the much-loved blanket was the little girl’s constant companion.
This childhood treasure became even more important when Gramma Ann passed away —...
Jan 30, 2020
By some estimates, the beloved hymn “Amazing Grace” is performed over 10 million times a year around the world. Imagine not being able to hear this sweet song!
Losing the ability to hear, or being born deaf, is unimaginable for many of us who have never experienced hearing loss, but there are some surprising upsides...
Jan 29, 2020
"Amazing Grace" is one of the most recognizable hymns in the English-speaking world.
Written almost two and a half centuries ago in 1772, the words for "Amazing Grace" were borne from the heart, mind and experiences of the Englishman John Newton.
As a member of the Royal Navy, Newton faced many perils on the open sea....
Jan 28, 2020
Keanon Lowe was walking to a classroom to meet with a student. Not an unusual task for the security guard & football coach at an Oregon high school.
As he made his way down the hallway, Mr. Lowe spotted a student standing alone and realized something was amiss; the young man was armed with a shotgun, hand on the...
Jan 27, 2020
Do you ever worry you might not measure up?
Sam was a 4th grader with a big problem: he left his homework at school, and he was so worried he’d be in trouble with the teacher, he could hardly stand to go to school the next day.
In the car on the way to school, Sam’s mom explained the concept of grace, asking,...