Author Archives: daveweidlich

Faith of Our Fathers

Momentarily lost in thought, time and place, I wandered through England’s Gloucester Cathedral, a magnificent edifice where construction began at the behest of William the Conqueror in A.D. 1089.  My reverie was suddenly broken as I gazed above me.  There, … Continue reading

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Mission Accomplished! Junipero Serra’s Roots

Ever since the founding of these United States, our passion as Christians has been to send missionaries abroad to the far reaches of the world to proclaim Jesus’ wondrous love and salvation: be it to New Guinea, the Congo or … Continue reading

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Colorful Ethiopian Epiphany

Many of Ethiopia’s Christian worship traditions carry a strong Old Testament character. This is best observed during Timkat, the feast of the Epiphany or Twelfth Night, the highlight of the Ethiopian holy year. Continue reading

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Half the World

Bisected by the Zayandeh River, Isfahan is today the showpiece of a nation slowly beginning to welcome Western visitors. Continue reading

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Coptic Cairo

Photography and text by Dave Bartruff Egypt’s Christian roots reach back through the ages to the infancy of Jesus Christ. As a baby, with Mary and Joseph, he fled Palestine and the wrath of King Herod to the land of … Continue reading

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On Top of It!

Award-winning international photojournalist Dave Bartruff likes to keep on top of things. Like climbing to the top of Mount Rushmore to shoot photos for a story on the famed monument. Continue reading

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