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2012 Line of Duty Deaths Down

The total number of law enforcement fatalities for 2012 is down 23-27% from 2011.  The Officer Down Memorial Page lists 126 deaths for 2012 – down from 174 in 2011.  Approximately 64 of those deaths in 2012 were from felonious … Continue reading

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Some Things Money Can’t Buy

As I looked at the front page of our newspaper this morning, I noticed the heading “Apple’s Steve Jobs dies at 56.”  Jobs, the “iconic” founder and former CEO of Apple, invented and transformed technology such as the personal computer, … Continue reading

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Testimony on 700 Club

Just over three years have passed since one of the worst and best times of my life.  I’m still learning and growing from the experience after my wife died suddenly of a massive heart attack on July 2, 2008…only to … Continue reading

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I Heard a Siren for the First Time Today

This has been another difficult couple of weeks related to line-of-duty deaths.  Between June 14th-June 24th we had a brief time of peace.  Since that time, there have been nine (9) deaths.  Overall, there have been 94 LOD deaths – up … Continue reading

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Grieving for the Fallen

This morning during worship we sang the hymn Amazing Grace.  As we sang, I was touched and found new meaning in one of the verses: Through many dangers, toils, and snares I have already come. T’was grace that brought me … Continue reading

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