Grant Swank

[i]Grant Swank is a columnist from Maine[/i]

Most Recent Articles by Grant Swank:

What happened to father?

Mar 25, 2011 — Grant Swank

Forty percent of American youth and 80 percent of all minority children are born out of wedlock. What happened to the vows at the altar?

God walks in the dark

Feb 15, 2011 — Grant Swank

Days moved into weeks and weeks into months. I wondered: will I ever return to the pastorate? Will Priscilla ever recover fully? Will our marriage ever be completely restored? Will life ever return to what it once was? What effect is this having on our daughter?

Abortion cripples China

Feb 12, 2011 — Grant Swank

It’s the health of an entire nation.

China may run out of females. That means a culture with nothing but males. Now it won’t come to such an extreme; then again, it could.

Jesus—God’s Valentine

Feb 8, 2011 — Grant Swank

The birth of God! It took place in Bethlehem. The theologians refer to this marvel as the “incarnation.”

Lifting up Christ in China

Jan 31, 2011 — Grant Swank

More and more, Christ is becoming popular and acceptable throughout China. Even the political powers are recognizing that religious faith bolsters a culture’s good.

God’s concern for America

Jan 25, 2011 — Grant Swank

Biblical Christians hold that the God of Scripture has intervened on numerous occasions in order to keep our Republic intact.

America’s Christian birth

Jan 25, 2011 — Grant Swank

“Being thus arrived in a good harbor and brought safe to land, they fell upon their knees and blessed the God of heaven, who had brought them over the vast and furious ocean, and delivered them from all the perils and miseries thereof, again to set their feet on the firm and stable earth, their proper element.”

Thanksgiving: God and the Mayflower Compact

Nov 22, 2010 — Grant Swank

The Mayflower Compact underlines in no uncertain terms the faith in God characteristic of America’s early settlers.

Autumn’s Bouquet

Oct 20, 2010 — Grant Swank

Autumn has shown its gorgeous face once again in Maine.

With the showing comes praise to the God of autumn’s painting. God proves Himself over and over again in so many different fashions to the believer.

Healthcare = Obama’s Ego

Oct 19, 2010 — Grant Swank

Barack Hussein Obama has failed. For over a year he’s done nothing but confuse America and ruin what we had going right.

Muslims Say ‘NO’ To Jews at Prayer

Oct 19, 2010 — Grant Swank

When my wife and I toured Israel in 1966, we prayed wherever we wished. But now it is quite different for both Jews and Gentiles, except controlling Islamics.

Glorifying God

Oct 4, 2010 — Grant Swank

”. . .He shall glorify me. . .” John l6:l4

We are here to glorify Jesus. If the Holy Spirit came upon Church Age disciples to glorify Jesus, then cross bearers will do the same for they are the ones overcome with this same Spirit. Therefore, this Spirit will work out His mission of always glorifying Jesus by way of those whom He possesses.

God’s Judgment Levels United Church of Canada

Sep 26, 2010 — Grant Swank

The Bible states that God builds His church.

Congregational Church For Rent:  Springfield, MA

Aug 6, 2010 — Grant Swank

When in Springfield, MA I came upon an interesting view. It was a huge—and I mean a huge—United Church of Christ (Congregational) with its lawn sign reading “For Rent Call ___-____.”

For rent?

America’s prime retail: The yard sale

Aug 1, 2010 — Grant Swank

I got a small bag full of freebie earrings. Obviously, the woman meandering around her yard wanted to get rid of them and I thought my wife would like to have them.

Portland Maine’s munchiest morning bun

Jul 31, 2010 — Grant Swank

Drive down Blackstrap Road into Portland. Find yourself on Munjoy Hill, then drive to India Street near the synagogue on the right. At light, turn left and drive to Commercial Street in the city’s Old Port.

Watching baby lifts the soul

Jul 28, 2010 — Grant Swank

Baby is with us these two weeks while his baby sitter gets back on health track after having her own recent birth.

Israel questions Obama’s Ambassador to terrorist Syria

Jul 27, 2010 — Grant Swank

Is there any wonder that Israelis are concerned about Barack Hussein Obama appointing a U.S. ambassador to a country still on America’s terrorist list, namely, Syria?

Americans nix Obama’s Healthcare Death Bill

Jul 27, 2010 — Grant Swank

It’s not that Americans are not for an update on health care. It’s just that they are adamantly against a paper stack that no one gets and is jammed down their throats.

Muslim front row. Christians to the basement

Jul 17, 2010 — Grant Swank

Muslim mats available in the hospital chapel.