“Therefore encourage one another and build each other up, just as in fact you are doing.” 1 Thessalonians 5:11 Let’s face it, we all encounter difficult days…some more difficult than … Continue reading Silence is a Killer…A Devotional Pondering.
Monday after Easter, and the Easter dress is on the floor in the laundry room, as are the Easter suits and carelessly tossed ties and shoes. Easter is over. The … Continue reading Putting Jesus Back
I’ve been pondering long and hard on this topic of politics and what it means to be a Christian during a presidential election year. One thing I will say before … Continue reading Should Christians Share Their Political Views?
When someone intentionally kills another person we call it “murder”. When someone intentionally kills multiple people we call it “mass-murder” When a group claims responsibility for killing over 100 people … Continue reading A Paris Terror Attack Pondering – How We Should Respond
Let’s first admit that the Bible is an important source of help and guidance in our lives. We need the kind of hope and helps that the Bible can offer … Continue reading 4 Wrong Ways To Read The Bible (And you may not know you’re doing it)
“The LORD is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? The LORD is the strength of my life; of whom shall I be afraid?” Psalm 27:1 The truth … Continue reading The Beauty of Faith And Fear Living Together.
Words that come into my mind amidst this recent tragedy – Sad. Freedom. Terrorism. Murder. Criminal. I keep thinking of Charlie Hebdo’s final words: “I would rather die on my … Continue reading Ponderings on Je Suis Charlie Masacre…
Have you ever stopped to wonder about why we do what we do in church? Was this how Jesus did “church”? Was this how those first disciples and apostles did … Continue reading What if we are “doing” Church all wrong?
Here’s a bad poem to convey my chagrin, to all those who would drop these tracts into children’s Trick or Treat pail…sorry, but it just doesn’t work. Seriously stop…it’s annoying. … Continue reading “I Got Saved Because Of A Halloween Gospel Tract”…Said No One EVER!
It is not our Salvation that keeps us Holy. It is but a component of this saving grace. It isn’t our intellect that saves us either. It is the work … Continue reading Dear Salvation Army – The Pathway Of Duty Is Agony Sometimes!
I’ve been thinking about a bible story recently. The about a paralyzed man (it doesn’t say how he became paralyzed) and how he is carried to Jesus by his friends. They … Continue reading What If We Carried The Stretcher Of Others?
The Family of God and How We Get It Wrong by Deb Thompson (Captain) While growing up, in rural Iowa in a home that served Christ, I always believed … Continue reading “The Family of God and How We Get It Wrong” by Deb Thompson (Captain) “Perspectives” Day 3