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Welcome to The Clearing’s Podcast!

February 6th, 2019

Welcome to The Clearing – Where Eagles Fly… this is our Podcast powered by iTunes.   I’m Doug McMurry, director of The Clearing Where Eagles Fly in Virginia, and I want to announce now, August 2019, something new I’m developing.  I am turning all of my video teachings at my website, TheClearing.us, into audio files […]

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John Newton

June 11th, 2024

John Newton, the man who wrote “Amazing Grace,” led a most extraordinary life. Few people realize the key role he played in the abolition of slavery. This video offers the first half of his story in which I show that if any of us is to become a world changer, it is not because of […]

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Jesus the Emancipator V

May 3rd, 2024

Jesus the Emancipator V This video, the fifth in a series, uncovers the part King Jesus has played in eradicating the institution of slavery in world history. Is it a mere coincidence that the two countries that fully and permanently abolished slavery were the same two countries that were enjoying a Revival tide leading to […]

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Jesus The Emancipator IV

April 9th, 2024

In this video I compare the long and pathetic history of atheistic revolutions with the transformational track record of the Kingdom of God. Both of these options offer hope for the transformation of nations Both promise to become an avenue of freedom and Justice. But only one of these options has a positive track record […]

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Jesus The Emancipator III

March 5th, 2024

Jesus the Emancipator III In my writing, I try to present our Christian history as a readable story. But it is more than a story. It is fact. Stuff God did. History confirmed by historians. In this “Jesus the Emancipator” series, I convey the seldom-told history that shows Jesus Himself as the one responsible for […]

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