'Discipleship' tagged posts

Unwilling To Learn

LightGrams December 13, 2018 Volume 22, Number 44 You’ve heard about recidivism – the sad fact that many who spend time in jails or prisons will be returned to incarceration after spending time in the free world? Thomas Lee Williams of Philadelphia takes that concept to a whole new level. Williams was released from jail…

What Are Our Limits?

LightGrams January 18, 2017 Volume 22, Number 3 The region in which I live, like many others around the U.S., has been experiencing unusual cold in recent days. This morning the temperature was 5 degrees above zero. Most of the schools are closed because of icy roads in some of the mountainous areas. You can…

Roughing It?

LightGrams December 21, 2017 Volume 21, Number 43 It’s a punch-line I’ve heard numerous times. When the conversation turns to outdoor camping, someone is bound to say, “I do all of my camping at Holiday Inn.” The point is easy to discern: they don’t like the thought of sleeping on the ground, fighting insects and…

A New Voice

LightGrams July 6, 2017 Volume 21, Number 23 Every two months I am reminded by email that I’m again eligible to donate blood. There is a constant need for blood for people injured in accidents, undergoing surgery, or afflicted with blood disorders. Since I’m healthy I try to donate regularly. A call went out three…

A Change Of Names

LightGrams November 3, 2016 Volume 20, Number 35 It’s not that Olexander Turin, a 20-year-old native of Ukraine, disliked his name.  In fact he may change back to his original name when he has children.  For now, however, you should refer to him as iPhone Sim (Seven). Is this a hoax?  Apparently not.  The Associated…