Contributed by Jeff Strite on Dec 31, 2006
The ball that drops at Times Square is called the "Star of Hope" and on its face are the "wishes" of our nation for courage, peace, fellowship etc. But if we listen to Scripture, we have a hope based on something more than "wishing upon a star."
OPEN: Tonight at 11:59 pm, over one billion people all across the world will be watching as the “ball” drops in New York City’s Times Square. That got me to wondering about the history of the New Year’s Eve “ball” and what I discovered was intriguing:
· The 1st "time-ball" was installed on top of