Category Archives: God

Putting Old Testament violence in perspective

There were times in the Old Testament where God ordered the killing of all the people, and even animals, in a town. When reading those verses it is easy to think that God is unjust. It’s easy to judge God, … Continue reading

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Christ Follower’s Almanack (Poor Richard style equips)

Ben Franklin published quotes from “Poor Richard” in an “almanack” he published annually from 1732 to 1758. It contained many quotes and quips by “Poor Richard” (Franklin’s pseudonym).  In the tradition of Franklin’s Poor Richard, here are some quips & … Continue reading

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Muhammad Ali’s words show courage, conscience, & conviction.

Muhammad Ali, a man of courage, conscience, and conviction, left us. Here are some things he said: “My principles are more important than the money or my title.” “I didn’t want to submit to the army and then, on the … Continue reading

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The Difference Between Daylight Savings Time (DST) & Soul Savings Time (SST)

Daylight Savings Time (Chronos) or Soul Savings Time (Kairos) –Before we went to bed in the USA on Saturday night we sprang forward into Daylight Savings Time (DST). Now we’re no longer living on Standard Time (ST) plus we’re “saving” … Continue reading

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Do you smell a skunk in evolutionary theory?

A stinky question!  Do you smell a skunk in evolutionary theory? How could time and chance create a skunk with both the ability and instinct to spray saturating stink on its foes? Something about evolutionary theory just doesn’t quite smell … Continue reading

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A Miracle Sign On A Coke Can

I saw a miracle sign on a Coke can! Last week I got a phone call saying that my mother, who is in a nursing home, needs to be on hospice care. When I hung up I was strongly feeling … Continue reading

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Safe Church — Unlocking God’s Glory!

In the New Testament church was awesomely filled with the Presence of God.  How can the 21st Century church recover the lost combination for God’s glory in our meetings? While thinking about this, a scene suddenly came to my mind.  I … Continue reading

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