There's a trend in today's churches, and it's thinking runs along these lines: We need to understand where people are coming from, listen to them, sympathize with them, not tell them our opinion unless they ask for it, be gracious and loving to them, and make sure we have a relationship with them before we… Continue reading What Would Jesus Do: Preach?
My children and I were reading about American Slavery just yesterday. Their history book brought up an interesting point: The Declaration of Independence said that 'all men are created equal.' If Americans truly believed that, then you would think slavery had no place in the United States. The puzzle, then, is how slavery became strong,… Continue reading “Blobs of Tissue” and “Clumps of Cells”: Unveiling God’s Mysterious Handiwork
In my last post, I talked about not letting your dreams die. Now, old dreams might change and have to be reinvented into new ones; but, the passion that fuels those dreams--both old and new--remains intact, and THAT is what we do not let go of. We simply redirect it into another conduit. Let me tell you about one… Continue reading A Dream I Hold Dear
How often do we stop to consider where our choices will logically lead us? We may not experience the fruit of those choices at the outset, but after time has given things a chance to mature, what sort of developments should we expect? Or, after we have already reached that point, are we willing to accept… Continue reading Logical Conclusions