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Diana Severance

Courage and Conviction: Anne Askew

By on March 29, 2016 in Faith with 0 Comments

The life and court of King Henry VIII is a great source for novels and movies.  The stories, plots, and intrigues surrounding Henry’s six wives are more than a novelist would dare to invent, showing history is indeed more fascinating than fiction.  Though ignored by the film and novelistic depiction of Henry VIII’s court, some […]

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The Cost of Saying, "I am a Christian"…Then and Now

By on September 18, 2014 in Faith with 0 Comments

The Houston Chronicle featured the moving story of a young woman persecuted for her Christian faith.  Sixteen-year-old Julie Afab was working in an office in Pakistan.  A man who came to the office was offended by the silver cross she wore around her neck and asked her, “Are you a Christian?”  When she answered, “Yes, sir”, […]

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A Faith-Changing Vacation

By on April 24, 2012 in Education with 0 Comments

Spring is well under way, and soon summer will be here – Vacation time!  Some of my favorite vacations have been visiting historic places, especially places associated with Christian history.  Seeing the church in Wittenberg where Luther nailed his 95 theses to the door, symbolically beginning the Reformation, somehow makes the event more real.  Visiting […]

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Voices from the Past: A Woman. A Poet.

By on March 13, 2012 in Faith with 0 Comments

What do you do when you are terribly ill and racked with pain?  When your child is so ill she faces death? When your husband is away on business for months, leaving you with the children and household affairs?  When your house burns down?  The seventeenth century Puritan Anne Bradstreet (1612-1672), facing these and many […]

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Voices of the Past: A Mother's Advice

By on January 31, 2012 in Education with 0 Comments

Children are a heritage from the Lord (Psalm 127:3), and a very important role of Christian women is the training of these precious treasures in the faith. Numerous Scriptures speak of the parental responsibilities to train children in God’s truth.  Parents were to teach the commandments of God “diligently to your children, and shall talk […]

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