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2020: WILL THE PIECES GO BACK TOGETHER AGAIN?

For the year 2020, I selected “Shalom” as my theme word. Shalom commonly brings to mind the idea of peace. 2020 is not even half over and it has been anything but peaceful.  In fact, the world is falling to pieces and all bets are off if the king’s men and the king’s horses can put the pieces back together again. (more…)
Bob Jones
June 18, 2020
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THE GOOD FRIDAY OF JOSEPH OF ARIMATHEA

My wife never could understand my obsession or urgency with the tomb. Our garden was an oasis of sanctity and cessation from a city that feeds on frenzied pilgrims. We traded the noise and crowded streets for flowers, butterflies, gravel pathways, and stone steps. Many a late afternoon Seudah Shlishit on Shabbat had been eaten under the shelter of our olive tree. (more…)
Bob Jones
April 18, 2019
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THE HOLY SPIRIT AND LOVE

The intensity of what happened after I prayed convinced me that something supernatural was taking place. My future changed in an instant. I was filled with the Holy Spirit. (more…)
Bob Jones
February 13, 2019
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BACK FROM THE BRINK: AL DOWNEY

In April of 1989, I came precariously close to ending my life. I was in the throes of a completely debilitating depression. Totally incapable of rational thought, very ill, and unable to help myself, I lived believing the tormenting devilish lies continuously being fed into my mind. They were condemnatory, malicious lies, without foundation, yet to me they seemed completely logical. They dominated every moment of conscious thought. (more…)
Bob Jones
February 9, 2019
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LOVE RESTORES SO GET PERKING

When is coffee more than java? When its Kingdom Coffee. Jesse and Steph Singleton are Calgarian entrepreneurs with a cause that goes beyond caffeine. Because of their generosity the robust aroma from a bag of their fresh ground Nicaraguan medium roast is teasing my senses. (more…)
Bob Jones
February 6, 2019
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THE BELICHICK WAY

Its hard to argue with success but when it comes to Bill Belichick there are a foolish few who have been known to take on the task. Over his 44 year career, Belichick has the most playoff wins among all active professional football coaches. Additionally, he has a record five Super Bowl wins (and rings). He is the only NFL coach to win three of four Super Bowls in four years. He is widely considered as one of, if not the greatest coach in NFL history. #GOAT (more…)
Bob Jones
February 3, 2019