Right now I’m between bible study classes. In the United Methodist Church, of which I’m not a member, the rather rigid curriculum is called Disciple Class.
I have to say I’ve been feeling pretty lucky lately and, not necessarily from a financial, physical or even an emotional point of view.
The old saying is when the going gets tough, the tough get going. The operative word here is tough. My question for you is what happens when you insert the dynamics of faith into any given situation?
Sometimes words alone cannot convey meaning and feelings the way we’d like them to. Trust for example.
A while back, I heard Bishop T.D. Jakes of the Potters House preach a sermon that really caught my attention and resonates with me all the time. He reminded those in the audience that most of the bible was written ...
You know what I’m talking about. You’ve been there. Now, in this hour, you just need reminding because you’re in the middle of the battle, your strength is giving waning, your time is running out, or your hope is almost ...
Sometimes my human arrogance allows me to think that I can work out the answers to life’s simplest problems without any help, only to confuse the situation and myself worse.
The number of Americans who don’t affiliate with a particular religion has grown to 56 million in recent years, making the faith group researchers call “nones’’ the second-largest in total numbers behind evangelicals, according to a Pew Research Center study ...
Nine times out of ten, persons asked would say they have faith. Perhaps you believe you believe in a sovereign God.
Have you succumbed to the notion yet that prayer will get you through it? The ‘it’ I’m referring to is everything. If you’re like me then the truth is at times you’re not very enthusiastic about your faith.
So, what now? How do we forgive? How do we go forward? It’s simple, swift, and uncomplicated.
To some modest extent I have experienced the effect of trying to do just that. I can’t say how successful I’ve been but, I ask the question of you because I feel obligated to share the exhilaration.
Once upon a great time in antiquity, all the people in a region came together agreed, committed, and determined to build a city and a tower whose top may reach unto heaven.
Have you noticed how some cultures are better at passing on family and generational history than others?
I am re-reading a book that I highly recommend by Beth Moore, Jesus, the One and Only. It reminds me rather vigorously that forgiveness is still a critical concept in the life of so many so called Christians, who profess ...