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Universal Basic Income

At only age 33, Mark Zuckerberg is one of America’s richest entrepreneurs.  Time Magazine named him among the 100 most influential people in the world as part of its annual Person of the Year award.  Forbes lists him as #10 on their list of the World’s Most Powerful People.  Zuckerberg […]

The Searchers

Motion picture and television westerns have made places such as Dodge City, Tombstone, and Deadwood famous in spite of the fact that a century and a half ago they were just small towns on the vast western plain.  As well, men such as Wild Bill Hickok, Doc Holliday, and Wyatt […]

Rickey and Robinson

Born in 1881, Wesley Branch Rickey was named after the Methodist evangelist John Wesley and a prophecy of Christ found in Isaiah: “And there shall come forth a rod out of the stem of Jesse, and a Branch shall grow out of his roots” (11:1).  Raised on the Bible by […]

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“He Being Dead Yet Speaketh” – Hebrews 11:4

“He being dead yet speaketh” (Heb. 11:4) Recently a photo-copied page from a book published in 1896 was sent to me by the great-granddaughter of Sheldon Ashley. The brief paragraphs on this page gave some fascinating details about the life of a man whose continuing legacy impacts all of us […]