Steventon, England

The Church of St. Nicholas, where Jane Austen's father preached and she worshiped as a child, is located in a rural setting near the small town of Steventon in Hampshire County, England.  Jane Austen was born in 1775. The original structure of this church was built centuries before Austen's birth.  I marveled at the still-sturdy … Continue reading Steventon, England

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Ephraim D. Muro

I met Ephraim D. Muro in early 2016 during a mission trip to Moshi, Tanzania.  Standing in line for a pot luck dinner at his church, he insisted that I go first, which then became a point of respectful disagreement.  Knowing how age was so respected in their culture, I was somewhat offended that he … Continue reading Ephraim D. Muro

Ghosts?

There is an old Czech Presbyterian church in southwest Saunders County, originally built in 1888 and rebuilt in 1928.  Whatever, it's an old church.  A friendly and inviting church too, near as I could tell; the doors were unlocked and I helped myself to some interior photos.  Very interesting, neat as a pin and obviously … Continue reading Ghosts?

Easter Message

This photo was taken in the local Cathedral during its annual flower show in February, where I mentioned in an earlier blog that I was more interested in the statuary than the flower arrangements.  If you're not a Christian, you might not get the significance of this image, but, if your are a believing Christian … Continue reading Easter Message