Ten Lines of Evidence that Christians Have Pickled Themselves in the American Dream

An excerpt: 2.  Their lives would be more disrupted by taking away their cell phone (or ipod, ipad, or computer) than if you took away their Bible. 3.  They more likely prayed more often and more fervently for the demise of Obamacare than they prayed for President Obama himself. 4.  Like their non-Christian neighbors, they … More Ten Lines of Evidence that Christians Have Pickled Themselves in the American Dream

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“No-one has ever become poor by giving.” Anne Frank

Monday After Thoughts Last week I posted a great quote by Ann Voskamp on giving. This week I have another great quote from the same article in which I found last week’s quote. The article was written by Kristen Welch and was provocatively titled “Dear World: Let’s Stop Giving Our Crap to the Poor.”  I’ve provided … More “No-one has ever become poor by giving.” Anne Frank

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Obedience is Only Learned One Way – Bonhoeffer

Sunday Afternoon Musings “You can only learn what obedience is by obeying. It’s no use asking questions; for it is only through obedience that you come to learn the truth.”   —Bonhoeffer, The Cost of Discipleship, 86. Bonhoeffer wrote these words in 1936 during the run up to the Second World War. Just as profound … More Obedience is Only Learned One Way – Bonhoeffer

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Sobering, Convicting, Challenging

Saturday Musing “Every revival in the history of the modern world has been grounded in an explosion of prayer and evangelism. In the time directly preceding an outbreak of spiritual revival, churches focus their energy and resources on congregational repentance, personal commitment to outreach, and preparation for the potential outpouring of God’s Holy Spirit upon … More Sobering, Convicting, Challenging

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He’s Not a Black Hero: He’s a Hero and He’s Black

Wednesday is for Prayer The election is over. Now we find out what the men and women elected will actually do. Will they keep their promises, follow through on their objectives or was it all just rhetoric? We will find out. The following is from Kairos Journal and reflects the kind of character and conviction … More He’s Not a Black Hero: He’s a Hero and He’s Black

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