For many years I’ve been intrigued by the description of the Sons of Issachar in I Chronicles 12:32. Scripture tells us they were men “who understood the times and knew what Israel should do.” What an asset such men must have been to King David! If Israel needed such men 3,000 years ago, then surely America stands in need of such men and women today.
Sometimes it does indeed seem…
Is it really possible? Can one man change the course of history…of a people, a nation, or even a continent?
The great need of the 21st century is for such “sons of Issachar” to arise and leave their imprint on our generation…men and women who understand their time and know what to do. (I Chronicles 12:32) Over 1,600 years ago just such a son of Issachar arose to leave his mark…
Only one missionary is honored with a global holiday, and only one is known by his own distinct color of green – St. Patrick, of course, missionary to Ireland.
Patrick was born in AD 373, along the banks of the river Clyde in what is now called Scotland. His father was a deacon, and his grandfather a priest. When Patrick was about 16, raiders descended on his little town and…