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Nation and Kingdom: A Christian Reflection on the Fourth of July

by Ron Wells. This is written on July 3, 2016 I was raised in a patriotic American home. My immigrant parents, especially my Dad, were very grateful for the opportunity to come to America to achieve a better life for … Continue reading

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One Flag for One Nation

by Ron Wells. The issue of flying the Confederate flag has revived a spirited debate here in the South. What follows is my contribution to that debate. Fair disclosure first. I am a US-born child of immigrants. My parents, born … Continue reading

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What Are We Celebrating on the 4th of July?

by Will Katerberg. Today, I’m spending part of the day celebrating the July 4th Independence Day holiday. My neighborhood in Grand Rapids features the Hollyhock Lane Parade every year. It starts at 8:30am and has small floats, local and state … Continue reading

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