The Most Colorful Historical Figure

In my view, the most “colorful” (key word) historical figure of all time would have to be Will Rogers, the Oklahoma cowboy whose creed was, “I never met a man I didn’t like”: http://www.willrogers.org/wrbio.html

See also: http://www.notablebiographies.com/Ro-Sc/Rogers-Will.html and Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Will_Rogers

Will Rogers catches my attention because of his “down-to-earth” common sense philosophies and his love of the common man, a characteristic which our present-day politicians need to emulate.

Here’s some of the wisdom of Will Rogers: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IR_VAirKE9I

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The “House Church” Phenomenon

From the Denver Post, comes the following article heading: “Growing number of worshipers make themselves at home.”

Just wondered what views you brethren have on this growing phenomenon?

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I refuse to accept the view that mankind…

I refuse to accept the view that mankind is so tragically bound to the starless midnight of racism and war that the bright daybreak of peace and brotherhood can never become a reality. I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word.

Martin Luther King Jr., American civil rights leader (1929-1968), from his Nobel Peace Prize acceptance speech

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