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It was recently announced that two of the largest grocery store chains in the United States, Kroger, and Albertsons, are planning to merge. If shareholders and regulators approve this merger, it will create a grocery store behemoth with annual sales of over $280 billion. The larger competitor left in the market will be Walmart. This […]
Portland. City of Roses. City of Protests. City of Empty Streets, empty sidewalks, empty storefronts. Here are my images from walking around a couple of blocks in the downtown central business district. This was the premier place to be. Full of shops, culture, unique stores, and people. Take a look at it today. Boarded up. […]
Thoughts and Reflection Today we read about the conversion of Saul on his way to Damascus to arrest the Christians. Jesus appeared to him and asks why Saul is persecuting him. This is important since Jesus is identifiying himself with directly with the Church. Jesus also appears to Ananias and sends him to Saul to […]
Thoughts and Reflection Today we read about the martyrdom of Stephen, persecution of Christians in Jerusalem and the scattering of Jesus’ desciples thoughout the region of Judea and Samaria to fulfill the words of Jesus to spread the gospel. The persecution of the church sparks the next wave of evangelization. Suffering and persecution do not […]
Thoughts and Reflection Today we read about Stephen who gives a speech before his martyrdom. He says that just as the Israelites turned away from God throughout their history, now they are turning away from Jesus. Paul in Romans says that the people of Israel have not been abandoned. We as Christians have Jewish roots […]