Christianity at War

By Galen Dalrymple War has been declared on Christianity. While I am tempted to say that no one can say with precision when this war started, that would not be true. It started when the Founder of our faith was born. The ruler of the tiny country where Jesus was born, King Herod, tried to [Read More…]

“‘How’ We Grow Old is More Important than How ‘Old’ We Grow”

Rising above the issues that seniors face in their later years: A review of “Rich in Years” by Johann Christoph Arnold. By Galen Dalrymple   “Rich in Years” is a book that is written by a senior for seniors to help them find meaning and purpose in their later years.  The book examines many of [Read More…]

Out of Africa 6: Looking Homeward and Inward

By Galen Dalrymple Tomorrow I start my journey homeward to America. It sounds like a foreign land to me now after two months in the bush here in Africa. It is time for reflection, to take stock of lessons learned. What will I carry with me as a result of this journey? Many things, to [Read More…]

Out of Africa – Pondering Faith

By Galen Dalrymple “Which is easier, to say ‘thy sins are forgiven’ or ‘take up thy bed and walk””? (Mark 2:9) At this writing, I have been in Africa 36 days. My thoughts have often been filled with amazement at my African brothers’ and sisters’ faith and walk with the Lord. I have pondered and [Read More…]

Out of Africa: Roll Call of the Great

By Galen Dalrymple I sit in the early morning light contemplating my experiences here in Africa. I have just finished my quiet time, today from Luke 10:1-16 which describes Jesus’ sending of the 72 to proclaim the nearness of the Kingdom. As was always the case with Jesus, he never pulled his punches, telling them [Read More…]