Update: I am a waddling man today because of an unwise but well intentioned decision to run in a 5K race in support of the Palmetto Woman’s Center in Rock Hill. I haven’t run more than 10 yards in 6 or 7 years but it was a good cause. Now I’m dealing with the pain. … More The Profoundly Wicked Roots of Planned Parenthood
“When you give people freedom, you get chaos, but you also get incredible creativity. Because everyone tries to contribute to the community, you get a great variety of expression.” (p. 81.) For more see: Brief Review of The Starfish and the Spider by Ori Brafman.
Preaching is important. People need the sustaining Word of God not the tepid moralizing of topical advice, but the authoritative preaching of the living Word of God. for more see: Passionate Proclamation of the Gospel is Not the Job of the Pastor (only).
Wednesday is for Prayer Great are the works of the LORD, studied by all who delight in them. —Psalm 111:2 “Lord of heaven and earth, all your works declare your glory. We are the work of your hands as well. You have bought us by the blood of your son and redeemed … More Planting Churches that Delight in the Word of God
Monday is for Discussion Gossip or Adultery? Which is more destructive to the loving unity of the church and its witness to the world? Solutions and Suggestions?
Weekend Links Controversy, information, challenge, fun—it’s all there in this week’s group of links. Enjoy, but remember, presence on the list doesn’t mean I embrace all aspects of any post. Politics and Culture Islam is Not a Religion of Peace (More evidence that Islam is not a help to the world. Punishment for reading the … More Why We Need the Wrath of God; Islam; Actor James Wood; Shockingly Wrong Documentaries and much more
My son has a new poem up on Youtube.com. He now has a new book of 50 of his poems (available on Amazon). His book is one the treasures on my shelf. via Fighting the Romans 7-8 Battle.
My friend Miquel, a church-planting missionary in Ecuador with Pathways International posed an interesting question some time ago. I’m glad I copied it and saved it because I had trouble finding it on his Facebook page or on his blog. Finally, I came up with it and it is attached now. Everything Miquel writes is worth … More How do we know we have made a disciple?
“A democracy cannot exist as a permanent form of government. It can only exist until the voters discover that they can vote themselves largesse from the public treasury. From that moment on, the majority always votes for the candidates promising the most benefits from the public treasury with the result that a democracy always collapses … More The Tipping Point has Been Reached: What Does it Mean?
Monday is for Discussion Think of all the things we might reasonably surmise are sure bets concerning future events. Ready? Go. The sun will rise. The congress will not solve our debt crisis on Monday. A politician will prove he or she has zero character and will still ask people to vote for him or … More Betting on the Future and Why Eschatology Matters