Then Jesus asked them, “Would anyone light a lamp and then put it under a basket or under a bed? Of course not! A lamp is placed on a stand, where its light will shine." - Jesus [Mark 4:21] From what I've gathered, the vast majority of Christians worldwide believe that God is a personal … Continue reading The Problem With a “Personal” God
||| – Game Over
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.
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
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
Of Fruits And Nuts
Fruits and nuts are an essential part of a balanced diet because of their high nutrient profiles. When packaged and sold together, they serve as a healthy alternative to the most common junk-food snacks. As comical as it may sound, it is unfortunate that the universal church (body of Christ) is also packed with fruits … Continue reading Of Fruits And Nuts
OK, I know exactly what your first reaction was when you read this. I too would raise my eyebrows or frown if I saw an article/blog post with that title, especially if I knew it was written by a professed Christian who is also a Minister of the Gospel. Did it catch your attention? If … Continue reading Holy S****t!
The All-Knowing “They”
Most likely you or someone you know has occasionally used these two words in a conversation, "THEY say...". I hear them frequently in our home and I would be lying if I said that I've never used them myself, but cross my heart, my better half beats me to it. Like with most people, when … Continue reading The All-Knowing “They”