No, not medical COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease), which affects about 328 million worldwide. I am referring to social COPD (Celebrity Obsessed Psychological Disorder), which affects over half of the 4.48 billion people who use social media today! It's disappointing enough to see what news networks have become. They've gone from reporting events as they … Continue reading COPD, the new pandemic!?
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 around the world believe that God is … Continue reading The Problem With a “Personal” God
"Keep ALERT at all times. And pray that you might be strong enough to ESCAPE from all these coming evils.”Jesus If you work at a large company in the U.S. you are most likely familiar with OSHA, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. OSHA's purpose is to ensure safety in the workplace by setting and … Continue reading Sometimes all we need is a near miss.
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.
“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!
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!
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
Countless of sermons, books, blog posts, and certainly worship leaders' opening statements have included the phrases, "God dwells is 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 … Continue reading Does worship really INVITE God’s presence?
"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
And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose. - Romans 8:28 If you are a math teacher or are simply good with numbers, you most likely frowned at the above equation. That's because, in arithmetic, a positive multiplied or … Continue reading God’s Arithmetic