In the 4th century A.D., in the Greek province of Lycia (part of modern day Turkey), there lived a man named Nikolaus of Myra. In this Lycian town of Myra, Nikolaus was a Christian bishop and was strong in the faith. Nikolaus’ reputation greatly preceded him as a secret gift-giver – being known to leave coins in shoes that were left out for him. In fact, he became so well known for his giving that he was also called Nikolaus the Wonderworker. (more…)
For God, who said, ‘Let light shine out of darkness,’ has shone in our hearts to give the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ.
2 Corinthians 4:6 ESV (more…)
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Horseshoes is a game that evolved from Grecian discus throwing. The original game was played with iron plates or rings and became a favorite among soldiers. Lacking the money and materials for the proper throwing utensils, soldiers improvised with the bounty of discarded horseshoes. To which the game evolved to actually being played with horseshoes. (more…)
We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.
US Declaration of Independence, 1776