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Jeff
Hilton Head Island, SC USA
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A brand new book has just been released from John Broadbanks Publishing. Entitled Nuggets of Romance, it is F. W. Boreham at his best. Leading Boreham expert, Dr. Geoff Pound, shares with us that the book is, "a new compilation... Continue reading
Posted Aug 29, 2016 at JeffCranstondotcom
Here is the letter that Charles Dickens wrote to his youngest boy, who went to Australia in 1868: "I need not tell you that I love you dearly, and am very, very sorry in my heart to part with you.... Continue reading
Posted Jul 20, 2016 at JeffCranstondotcom
President Ronald Reagan reminded us, "The First Continental Congress made its first act an act of prayer, the beginning of a great tradition. We have then a lesson from the Founders of our land. That lesson is clear: That in... Continue reading
Posted Jul 4, 2016 at JeffCranstondotcom
Right about now a lot of us are saying to ourselves, "I don't think that New Year's resolution was a very good one." We've stumbled out of the gate. If you find yourself needing some new resolutions already, or even... Continue reading
Posted Jan 13, 2016 at JeffCranstondotcom
I hope the curmudgeon who lurks in many of us hasn't turned you into a Grinch when it comes to celebrating Christ. I hope that the wonder of Jesus Christ astonishes you… especially this time of year! Why at Christmas-time?... Continue reading
Posted Dec 2, 2015 at JeffCranstondotcom
Wait! Before you think this is from my pen, you will be relieved to discover it is from the hand, mind, and heart of one of the 20th century's most gifted and prolific writers, F.W. Boreham. Dr. Boreham closes his... Continue reading
Posted Nov 30, 2015 at JeffCranstondotcom
LCC Nov 1 Weekend Announcements from Lowcountry Community Church on Vimeo. Continue reading
Posted Oct 29, 2015 at JeffCranstondotcom
My friend, Brian Jones, recently wrote the blog post which follows. I thought it was so challenging that I wanted to share it with you (which I do with Brian's permission). Thanks, Brian! _____________ After church services one Sunday a... Continue reading
Posted Sep 7, 2015 at JeffCranstondotcom
First, He brought me here; it is by His will I am in this strait place: in that fact I will rest. Next, He will keep me here in His love, and give me grace to behave as His child.... Continue reading
Posted Aug 31, 2015 at JeffCranstondotcom
How can you claim a good God in a world with so much evil? Has not science disproved that there is a God? What is truth? Who decides and how can we know? Join us Saturday, August 15th from 9:00... Continue reading
Posted Aug 7, 2015 at JeffCranstondotcom
Today is the anniversary of the birth of G.K. Chesterton. If you do not know this storied and celebrated British author, thinker, philosopher and theologian then stop whatever you are engaged in right now and do all you can to... Continue reading
Posted May 29, 2015 at JeffCranstondotcom
Let us pray. . . "God, please continue to work in the hearts of men, women, and children to lead them to peaceful dialogue. Please transform our dialogue from hashtags (#BaltimoreRiots #OneBaltimore #FreddieGray #OurCity) to open ears, loving hearts, and... Continue reading
Posted May 1, 2015 at JeffCranstondotcom
Yesterday's post contained three questions relating to baseball's rules. How did you do? Here are the questions and the answers along with a brief explanation. Question #1: With a man on first, the batter hits a grounder to second. The... Continue reading
Posted Apr 16, 2015 at JeffCranstondotcom
Baseball, it is said, is only a game. "True. And the Grand Canyon is only a hole in Arizona. Not all holes, or games, are created equal." So pens author and baseball historian George Will. I love baseball. I mean,... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2015 at JeffCranstondotcom
My friend, Jeffrey Mousa, sent me this Puritan prayer. I invite you to join me in praying it throughout this week and we prepare to celebrate the resurrection of Jesus. It is simply titled "Crucifixion and Resurrection." I marvel that... Continue reading
Posted Mar 30, 2015 at JeffCranstondotcom
Dr. Leslie F. Church, of London, once told me of three friends of his who, on a pouring wet day, attended a little church among the Yorkshire dales. The service was to be conducted by a local preacher who had... Continue reading
Posted Mar 17, 2015 at JeffCranstondotcom
What a joy to say "thank you" to two incredible people at LowCountry Community Church: Willy and Janet Powell. We shot this video as part of our Momentum campaign on the stage in the new facility. We not only are... Continue reading
Posted Feb 23, 2015 at JeffCranstondotcom
You've seen this slogan everywhere. Have you ever wondered how it originated? Here's the story. If you can't view the video in your browser, please click here. Continue reading
Posted Jan 9, 2015 at JeffCranstondotcom
He came to my desk with a quivering lip, The lesson was done! "Have you a new sheet for me, dear teacher, I have spoiled this one.” I took his sheet all spoiled and blotted Gave him a new one... Continue reading
Posted Jan 1, 2015 at JeffCranstondotcom
CHRISTMAS EVE AT LOWCOUNTRY! Tuesday, Dec. 23rd at 6:00 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 24th at 1:30, 3:00, 4:30, & 6:00 p.m. Visit www.lowcountrycc.org for more information Christmas eve 14 from LowCountry Community Church on Vimeo. Continue reading
Posted Dec 23, 2014 at JeffCranstondotcom
At LowCountry Community Church, we start celebrating the birth of our Saviour tomorrow. Our first service is at 6pm. Then on the 24th, we offer four services at 1:30, 3:00, 4:30 & 6:00 p.m. Christmas Eve is a big deal... Continue reading
Posted Dec 22, 2014 at JeffCranstondotcom
Join us at LowCountry Community Church this Sunday for week two of our Christmas series, "Go Big!" Worship services are at 8:30, 10, 11:30 a.m. & 7 p.m. If the video below is not working properly, click here. Go Big... Continue reading
Posted Dec 11, 2014 at JeffCranstondotcom
A few minutes before 8 a.m. on December 7, 1941, hundreds of Japanese fighter planes attacked the American naval base at Pearl Harbor near Honolulu, Hawaii. Eighteen American naval vessels, including five battleships, and almost 200 airplanes were destroyed. In... Continue reading
Posted Dec 7, 2014 at JeffCranstondotcom
Last night at our Bible Institute, I shared this video with our students. The Kimyal people live in West Papua, Indonesia. They were untouched by the outside world until 1963 when two missionaries, Phil and Phyllis Masters, made initial contact.... Continue reading
Posted Dec 2, 2014 at JeffCranstondotcom
As I have been hearing and reading reports from Ferguson, MO., as a Christian, I am compelled to care and pray. As a pastor who shepherds people with black, brown and white skin tones, I must feel the pain of... Continue reading
Posted Nov 25, 2014 at JeffCranstondotcom