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.
Danger hides in beauty, and beauty in danger. - Belva Plain Among the many things in this world that are unavoidably captivating, some are harmless and even favorable. Yet, others can be quite harmful and even deadly. Take, for example, the four objects in the image above. From left to right they are: The golden … Continue reading The more beautiful, the more deadly
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.
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!)
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
“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