John Wyclife

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On this day in 1384, the church reformer John Wycliffe suffered a paralyzing stroke during mass. He died three days later. Wycliffe was an advocate for translating the Bible from Latin into the common vernacular of the people (English). “Today in Christian History,” Christian History Institute, December 28, 2017, accessed December 28, 2017,

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The Prayers of Two Papas

Happy Thanksgiving! As I write this, my family is preparing for the circuit of Thanksgiving festivities to begin. First, we travel to the home of my wife’s maternal grandmother (aka “Nurny”) to eat some of the south’s finest food. After eating and fellowshipping with this side of the family, we leave Nurny’s to attend my wife’s paternal grandparents’ feast. Both visits […]

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