The following powerful video honors those who have given their lives for our freedom.
Today is Memorial Day, a day to remember and honor those who gave their lives in the service of our country. The video below is rather graphic, but I think it’s important for us to recognize and remember the sacrifices made on our behalf. ALMIGHTY God, our heavenly Father, in whose hands are the living … Read more
I’ve heard it said that a veteran is someone who at one point signed a blank check payable to the United States for an amount up to and including their life. Probably no one joins the military expecting to die or even to be injured, but that is the risk they take. Whatever their reasons … Read more
Today we celebrate our independence as citizens of the United States. Although we often think that the colonies declared their independence from Great Britain on July 4, the date of the formal declaration of independence was July 2, 1776. July 4 was the date the final text of the Declaration was approved, and it wasn’t … Read more
ALMIGHTY God, our heavenly Father, in whose hands are the living and the dead; We give thee thanks for all those thy servants who have laid down their lives in the service of our country. Grant to them thy mercy and the light of thy presence, that the good work which thou hast begun in … Read more
The Veterans Administration estimates the number of people who have served the US in the military during wartime prior to the Global War on Terror at almost 42 million. Add in those who have served in peacetime and those who have served during the Global War on Terror and the total number might be 57 … Read more
ALMIGHTY God, who hast given us this good land for our heritage; We humbly beseech thee that we may always prove ourselves a people mindful of thy favour and glad to do thy will. Bless our land with honourable industry, sound learning, and pure manners. Save us from violence, discord, and confusion; from pride and … Read more