Helping to illuminate biblical context and background
Among his many other honors our Regional Director Dr,. Francis P. Gada (Frank of Sonnysfloralarts.com), is a certified floral artist. He is also the Associate Rector of St. David's Protestant Episcopal Church in Yarmouth , Massachusetts .
These photos show his work gracing that Church for the…Continue
Amaranth is a grain named in Isiah 7:13. It comes from a family that produces a tumbleweed. It is also called the "resurrection plant" and the "rose of Jericho." The Greek word for amaranth means "unfading." This describes the bloom's ability to retain its color when dried. This meaning is used symbolically in (1 Peter 1:4) and (5:4), where the inheritance of the faithful is described as unfading. Thus, the amaranth became a symbol…Continue
By John Sherck,,
As I sit here writing this, the rain is coming down in steady pockets; one after another. I checked my calendar, and we have had 28 rainy days (almost 1 month) since June 1st. Probably not the wettest summer on record for Northern Indiana, but definitely one to remember. This has not all been bad. Given a well drained soil, excessive…Continue