Having Been Gone…

New Smartphone App

  • By Covenant Keepers, Inc.
  • May 14, 2018

As I was reviewing some old material I came across the following article written a few years ago. Some of you may remember it. I confess I wrote it in a light-hearted and joking manner – but as I reflected on it I realized that the “issues” outlined in the development of a “Stander’s App” are with us today as much as when the article first appeared. I hope reading or re-reading it brings you both a smile and some thoughtful introspection. Soon to be available for your iPhone or Android device – The Stander’s App!!! Why not? It seems […]

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Endurance

  • By Covenant Keepers, Inc.
  • April 16, 2018

Recently I have been writing on topics such as perseverance, opposition and vigilance. My thoughts this time have turned to endurance. According to one dictionary the definition of endurance is “the fact or power of enduring an unpleasant or difficult process or situation without giving way.” As I read that I was reminded of my days of U S Marine Corps boot camp and the physical and mental endurance it took to survive a few weeks of that program. The Merriam Webster dictionary definition of endurance is “the ability to withstand hardship or adversity; especially: the ability to sustain a […]

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Vigilance, Opposition and Perseverance

  • By Covenant Keepers, Inc.
  • February 19, 2018

The Book of Nehemiah is a great book of the Bible for covenant keepers. It is a study of one man’s vision of what God wanted from him and the seemingly insurmountable obstacles to achieve that vision. It is a story of starting over, recovering from failure, winning favor with those in high places, overcoming shortages, enduring ridicule and lies, defying open hostility, winning cooperation from diverse groups and completing the vision. Nehemiah was a humble cup bearer (wine servant) to the King when he learned of the destruction of the walls of Jerusalem. He immediately spent several days in […]

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