Looking at our heart condition when praying for crazy big things from God
As a generation, we believe the distress and terror is awful. As a generation, we believe the sex trafficking must cease. The homelessness and poverty can be mended. Clean water is a basic dignity of life. The widows must be cared for, the orphans welcomed into families, and the youth educated.
We are always taught that beauty is on the inside. But do we really believe it?
A recent article in Salon suggests that the idea of cyberspace will soon come an end, and I tend to agree. While there would be some loss, I believe it would be a net gain. Maybe the way to begin is simply to stop using the term.
For Michael fans like me, his life is a cautionary tale. It reminds us that those thing for which we so desperately grasp cannot ever, ultimately, satisfy the deepest longings in our soul.
You never know when a resurrection is on the way.
Thoughts on sharing life and a free Valentine download
He's the guy who waits until 6 p.m. on Valentine's night and stops off at the supermarket to try and fulfill his obligation. He can usually be seen, dazed and confused, examining the picked-over flowers and chocolates near the bananas.
Raising sons is a joy. Here are the five things every son must hear from Dad.
Prior to Constantine, the church, although organized, was less institutional and more communal or organic. In other words, the outside world didn’t think of “the church” as that building on the corner. Instead they thought of a community of people who were distinct in both their conduct and character, the overarching characteristics being their love for others, compassion toward the needy, and joy-filled lives.
There is a subtle beauty in the hardest season of the year
Intentional words and actions from a father to his girls
Living in the moment sounds beautiful, but how do you rest with God when the here and now is difficult?
The law is like a brush-fire. I cannot escape it. But if I stand in the burned-over place, where law has already burned its way through, then I will not get hurt.
February Freebies Day 5! Marriage encouragement and a fun free Valentine project/download
See the real Jesus and how deeply He loves and accepts you!
- January 30, 2013 |