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Pilgrim Reflections: True Love

Feb 08, 2016 3:22pm

They practiced what they preached.

Four chaplains.

That’s how many were aboard the U.S.A.T. Dorchester on February 2, 1943 when two torpedoes from a German U-boat crashed into the ship...

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John Crabtree: Corporate Farming: Who Owns the World’s Seeds?

Oct 27, 2015 8:44am

This summer, agrochemical, biotechnology, and seed giant Monsanto dropped their bid to acquire their Switzerland-based competitor Syngenta. Initial merger serenades were sternly rebuffed by...

Pilgrim Reflections: God’s Masterpiece — It’s truly “one-of-a-kind

Oct 20, 2015 3:28pm

Down through the centuries the world has marveled at some of men’s masterpieces. Even now if you mention names like Michelangelo, da Vinci, Rembrandt, Picasso, etc., folks know who you’re talking...

Pilgrim Reflections: Where Is God?

Oct 13, 2015 2:18pm

He’s there.

Even when you can’t see or feel Him.

“Where is God?” is definitely the question a lot of folks are asking these days in light of the current world situation. The increase...

John Crabtree: Good News for Kids, Farmers, & Small Towns

Oct 13, 2015 8:52am

Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT) and Senator Thad Cochran (R-MS) along with Representative Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE) and Representative Marcia Fudge (D-OH) have taken the lead in introducing the Farm to...

Pilgrim Reflections: Reunions and Reflections

Oct 06, 2015 4:11pm

In reality, they’re a bittersweet experience.

Class reunions.

Most likely, many of us have attended at least one of these down through the years if we’ve been out of high school and/or...

Jon M. Bailey: Medicaid Mythbuster No. 2: Source and quality of care

Oct 06, 2015 10:01am

A constant complaint about Medicaid is that fewer healthcare providers take patients on public insurance programs, and the resulting quality of care suffers.

The facts, however, tell a...

Pilgrim reflectios: As in Noah’s day

Sep 29, 2015 5:17pm

We shouldn’t be surprised at the current state-of-affairs and others’ response.

Anymore I find myself increasing feeling like a man without a home. The things that were accepted and valued...

Elisha Smith, Center for Rural Affairs: October is Farm to School Month

Sep 29, 2015 8:57am

October is National Farm to School month (#F2SMonth). “Farm to School” refers to schools serving local, farm-fresh foods ranging from fruits and veggies to honey and meat.

The more local...

Pilgrim Reflections: Religion or Relationship?

Sep 22, 2015 10:26am

If there was ever a time, it’s time.

Yes, if there was ever a time when you need to be sure of what you believe concerning salvation, it’s now.More and more folks are rejecting organized...

Jon Bailey: Medicaid Mythbuster No. 1

Sep 22, 2015 8:11am

During debates over expanding Medicaid to uninsured, low-income families, expansion opponents argued it doesn’t provide quality healthcare coverage, and low-income residents would be better off...