“Do you know when Jesus will come back to earth?” From a boy called Ethan, a direct teenager question shot like an arrow to its target. “I can tell you”, said Jackson the coangel, “that no-one knows the time of Jesus’ return, except God, so I certainly don’t know. However, I will tell you about some things that are indicators of his soon return. In the past few years there has been an unusual convergence of events in the USA that taken together may be regarded as a warning from God that the time is near. I will summarize five events if you are interested”.… More
When I die I may not go to heaven, ‘Cause I don’t know if they let cowboys in. If they don’t, then let me go to Texas, ‘Cause Texas is as close as I’ve been. This song was by Tanya Tucker, who admitted in another song “My soul’s in San Antone”.
Not too far away, in Alabama, Hank Williams Jr. was singing: If heaven ain’t a lot like Dixie, I don’t want to go. If heaven ain’t a lot like Dixie, I’d just as soon stay home. If they don’t have a Grand Old Opry, Like they do in Tennessee, Then send me to hell or New York City….. It would be about the same to me.… More
She was 18 years old, and had graduated from high school just three weeks ago. We stopped for a dinner of barbecue brisket, at Dinks in the Oklahoma town of Bartlesville. This town used to be one of the richest towns in the USA (oil money from the Bartlesville sandstone discovered in the early 1900’s). A pretty brown-haired lass, Amanda had a contagious smile. She was courteous in waiting on us. In the fall she would head for Oklahoma Baptist University to embark upon a nursing degree.
As we paid the bill, we noticed a tattoo behind her right ear. It was a thin gray rectangle bending back at 45 degrees.… More
Eben Alexander is a successful neuro-surgeon in the USA who has taught at universities such as Harvard Medical School. He used to refute with logic claims of out-of-body experiences…….that is until he had one himself. In 2008 he suddenly became ill with intense lower back pain, and quickly slipped into a coma that lasted for seven days.
It was a rare form of bacterial meningitis, and left him with an inactive cranial cortex…….not malfunctioning, but shut down. The cortex is the part of the brain that controls thought and emotion, i.e. consciousness.… More