Seven Miles From Jerusalem

Two disciples are heading to Emmaus (a village about seven miles from Jerusalem) where presumably they’ve been attending the Passover Feast. But that’s not what’s on their hearts and minds. They are thinking about Jesus and how He was turned over to the Romans for crucifixion by the Jewish leaders. As if things could getContinue reading “Seven Miles From Jerusalem”

The Death of Despair

After capturing Chattanooga in the spring of 1864, General William Tecumseh Sherman pointed his troops toward Atlanta. Joe Johnson and his men met him in the mountains but were badly outnumbered. The fighting was fierce but Johnson’s line held. Then Sherman’s troops flanked Johnson’s on the southern side where the railroad was. Because the supply lines had to beContinue reading “The Death of Despair”