Month: May 2015

History of Memorial Day

History of Memorial Day

History of Memorial Day

Why Learning The History of Memorial Day Appropriately Leads Us to Celebrate the Holiday Appropriately

What is the history of Memorial Day? Where did the American holiday “Memorial Day” come from? Three years after the Civil War ended, on May 5, 1868, the head of an organization of former Union soldiers and sailors — the Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) — established Decoration Day as a time for the nation to decorate the graves of the war dead with flowers. Maj. Gen. John A. Logan declared it should be May 30. The first large observance was held that year at Arlington National Cemetery, across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C. The cemetery already held the remains of 20,000 Union dead and several hundred Confederate dead.

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Marketing Your Church

Marketing Your Church

Embrace This Proven, Biblical and Inexpensive Strategy for Marketing Your Church in Five Clear Steps

You want to impact lives, helping people find and then follow Jesus Christ. You want to see God grow the church you serve, but you’re one person who can’t do it all! Compounding the pain is the frustration many church leaders have of being bi-vocational, sometimes working another or two jobs on top of ministry and family. When do you have time for marketing your church?

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Worthy of Honor: A Mother’s Day Sermon

Worthy of Honor: A Mother’s Day Sermon

Looking for a Mother’s Day Sermon?

Feel free to download mine here, for free. Just click the blue button below.

This Mother’s Day sermon is adapted from an article dated February 2006, written by Nancy Campbell, the editor of Above Rubies, a magazine for strengthening families across the world.

This mother’s day sermon teaches additional sub-topics of oneness in marriage, nurturer as woman’s design, her job description as helper like God, principle of first mention, as well as singing her praises. 

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