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Our Great Hope is Gone

Mark 15: 40 Some women were watching from a distance. Among them were Mary Magdalene, Mary the mother of James the younger and of Joseph, and Salome. The day is July 15, 2004.  It’s a Thursday morning in Los Angeles and Lakers fans are mortified.  LA has many sports franchises, but the NBA Lakers dominate the city.  Theirs […]

It is Finished!

John 19: 30When he had received the drink, Jesus said, “It is finished.” With that, he bowed his head and gave up his spirit. Baseball fans know the name Cal Ripken Jr.  When hearing the name, the word that comes to mind is Ironman.  Ripken owns the record for the longest consecutive games played streak at 2,632.  […]