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    01.01.18 | by Ron Burcham

    Have you ever noticed that Father Time is depicted as a very aged man on December 31st, but then at the stroke of midnight he is now a diapered baby with a bonnet on his head?  First of all, what’s with the bonnet on his head? ...

      Christmas in the Valley

      12.07.17 | by Ron Burcham

      Christmas is different in the valley.  I found that out five years ago when I celebrated my first Christmas in Chandler.  I was in my church office putting some last minute touches on that evening’s message when I heard what...

        The Forgotten Month

        11.01.17 | by Ron Burcham

        November is like the forgotten month, nothing special going on.  I can hear your objections already.  “What about Thanksgiving?” you cry; how could I forget about Thanksgiving?  I haven’t forgotten about...

          Here I Stand

          09.28.17 | by Ron Burcham

          Here I Stand It was 500 years ago this month that a Monk posted a series of statements, 95 of them to be exact, on the church door in Wittenberg, Germany. Posting notices on the church door was a common practice and this Monk had some things on...

            Airports and Respect

            09.27.17 | by Ron Burcham

            Airports and Respect As part of increased security at all airports you cannot show up early to pick up your friend at the airport and simply park curbside outside the doors to the airport.  I am not sure what the time limit is on how long...