John

April 23, 2024

April 23, 1944 – Front line rifle companies at Anzio were seldom at full strength except by accident

For all of the rhetoric of combined-arms operations, it was the men who wore the crossed rifles on their collars, with the protection provided by an […]
April 22, 2024

April 22, 1944 — At the Anzio beachhead preparations for a breakout took on a febrile intensity

More than one million tons of materiel would be stockpiled at Anzio to supply the Fifth Army during the drive north to Rome. Engineers crushed stone […]
April 21, 2024

“At First Light” celebrates 2nd anniversary with a string of strong reviews

At First Light: A True World War II Story of a Hero, His Bravery, and an Amazing Horse was released two years ago, on April 19, […]
April 21, 2024

Week One of my New Devotional: “What the Bible Says About …”

Many of you may remember when I was posting my “Morning Glory, Evening Grace” twice-a-day Biblical devotion in the remote past. For a number of years […]
April 20, 2024

April 20, 1944 — Enemy names given to the Germans on Anzio

War correspondent, Ernie Pyle, wrote, “Funny how nicknames change from one war to the next, and even during wars.”[1]
April 20, 2024

“At First Light” celebrates 2nd anniversary with the best review of all

At First Light: A True World War II Story of a Hero, His Bravery, and an Amazing Horse was released two years ago yesterday, on April […]
April 19, 2024

April 19, 1944 — Adopted kids at Anzio

War correspondent, Ernie Pyle, wrote, “I’ve told you time and again about the dogs our soldiers have taken as pets and mascots. Running second to dogs, […]
April 19, 2024

“At First Light” celebrates 2nd anniversary and here’s what’s happened since release

At First Light: A True World War II Story of a Hero, His Bravery, and an Amazing Horse is slowly making headway. The publisher sold out […]
September 13, 2019

There is now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus

We have this hope as an anchor for the soul, firm and secure. It enters the inner sanctuary behind the curtain, where our forerunner, Jesus, has […]
September 17, 2019

We know and rely on the love God has for us

God demonstrates his own love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us. … This is how God showed his love […]
September 19, 2019

The Son of Man (came) to serve and to give his life as a ransom for many

The blood of goats and bulls and the ashes of a heifer sprinkled on those who are ceremonially unclean sanctify them so that they are outwardly […]
September 22, 2019

We claim to have fellowship with him

Can a corrupt throne be allied with you—a throne that brings on misery by its decrees? … For what do righteousness and wickedness have in common? […]
September 23, 2019

The Messiah, the Son of the living God

For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counselor, The mighty God, The everlasting […]
September 24, 2019

You are to give him the name Jesus

He will be called the Son of the Most High. … The holy one will be called the Son of God. … He that is holy, […]