We don’t get several lives to come back and change the outcome of our bad choices; we have only the one, then it is “game over.” So, choosing to live prudently and wisely does not only benefits us in the here an now, but also in the eternal here after.
Author: Joe Rodriguez
We Need More Fact-Checkers (In the Church!)
But examine everything carefully; hold fast to that which is good; 1 Thessalonians 5:21 Let's be honest. How many of us exercise due diligence to determine whether or not what we are listening to or reading is true, especially when it concerns spiritual/biblical matters? There is no doubt that we live in a world dominated … Continue reading We Need More Fact-Checkers (In the Church!)
The Power of Logos
Chances are you recognize some, if not all, of the logos above. Part of a company's success can be measured by how well its logo is recognized nationally and internationally. logo [ loh-goh ] - A graphic representation or symbol of a company name, trademark, abbreviation, etc., often uniquely designed for ready recognition. Logos are everywhere. … Continue reading The Power of Logos
Be on guard, keep awake. For you do not know when the time will come.Mark 13:33 ESV Action movies are my favorite, especially those with superheroes. The more fighting, the better! I realize that not everyone is keen on watching violent movies (different strokes for different folks). However, as true followers of Jesus Christ, we are … Continue reading Spiritual Ninja
I Stand in Awe of You!
“You answer us with awesome and righteous deeds, God our Savior, the hope of all the ends of the earth and of the farthest seas, who formed the mountains by your power, having armed yourself with strength, who stilled the roaring of the seas, the roaring of their waves, and the turmoil of the nations. … Continue reading I Stand in Awe of You!
In Living Color!
Prior to the advent of color television in the 1950s, all programing was broadcasted in black & white. The "In Living Color" phrase, along with their multi-colored peacock logo, was first used by NBC when it aired its first color tv show in 1953. Of all the things we take for granted, have you ever … Continue reading In Living Color!
If I Could Slow Down Time
You may or may not be familiar with the late 80s song by Cher titled "If I Could Turn Back Time". If you are, you have probably sung its chorus while reminiscing on a past pleasant experience or while wishing you could go back and do some things differently. I know I have, but I … Continue reading If I Could Slow Down Time
Last week, right after one of our family dinners, our son Joshua invited my wife Mari and I to preview "Old Time Religion," his very first mod for the game Fallout 4. Don't feel bad if you have no idea what a mod is or never heard of Fallout 4. We didn't until last week. … Continue reading Immersive
Does worship really INVITE God’s presence?
Countless sermons, books, blog posts, and certainly worship leaders' opening statements have included the phrases, "God dwells in the praises of His people," and "Worship invites the presence of God." In fact, this post is in response to an article I recently read with that very same title. My emphasis will be on the concept … Continue reading Does worship really INVITE God’s presence?
Splinters In The Heart
"A splinter (also known as a sliver) is a fragment of a larger object or a foreign body that penetrates or is purposely injected into a body. The foreign body must be lodged inside tissue to be considered a splinter. Splinters may cause initial pain through ripping of flesh and muscle, infection through bacteria on the foreign object, and severe … Continue reading Splinters In The Heart