Madeira Wine

The quintessential American wine is not so well known anymore but it’s history and our nation’s heritage go hand in hand. For over 200 years Madeira was the American wine. With it men like Washington, Jefferson and Adams marked great milestones in the building of an infant nation like the signing of the Declaration of Independence and Washington’s Farewell Address. ...

Tahiti: 200 Years of Christian Culture

Two hundred years ago, in 1815, the recently converted Christian king of Tahiti, Pomare II, was attending worship on the Sabbath day. Suddenly, his enemies under the leadership of the Prophet of Oro furiously attacked the assembly, having been promised an easy victory by their Prophet. The missionaries, however had warned the king of such a possibility and the christian natives brought their ...

Reviving Tithing & Feasting

Harvest has been upon us for some little time. The rich hues of autumn creep slowly into the vivid lush greens of summer about now and fill our senses. Almost unconsciously our expectation builds. The gathering in, the long waited for culmination, the final reaping. Even the pagans of antiquity recognized this in their confused way. Most of them tragically ...

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