Headlines this morning state “At least 45 killed in Damascus suburb bombings, ISIS claims responsibility…” This is becoming a daily occurrence as ISIS, Al-Qaeda, Boko Haram, and other terrorist organizations wreak havoc across the globe. And like clockwork, our reactionary, John Wayne nature rises up, wanting the CIA wet teams and Black Ops, Navy Seals,… More No Brainer, Sure Fire Way To Eradicate ISIS
Life does present its challenges quite often. One of the most daunting I’ve encountered working with college students has been regarding discovering God’s Will…finding out what to do next. This usually encompasses decisions regarding what major to choose, which person to date/marry, which job to take, etc. My advice has always been the same:… More Deny Yourself and Pick Up Your Cross…Gee, Can I?
It’s come to my attention that it’s been almost a year since I last blogged. Oops. So, I’ve decided today to come out of the drought. In your college and young adult ministry, we’ve been doing a series called Messy Faith which I will explain in future posts. Needless to say, it got messy, as… More We’ve Lost the Art of Civility
The Bible is very descriptive of the devil: who he was, who he is, his fate, what he does, and why he does it. We know through various passages that: He was the chief angel who led the heavenly host in worship (Ezekiel 28:12-18). He was was full of pride and wanted to switch places… More We blame the devil too much…time to look in the mirror
It’s a unique month heading into Easter with 3 “religious” movies hitting the box offices: Son of God, God’s Not Dead, and Noah. Obviously the latter has come under scrutiny and criticism because of excessive poetic license and extra-Biblical content. Uh oh. Newsflash. Hollywood didn’t follow the script. A bigger travesty to me is the… More It’s Just A Movie Folks. Watch It. Don’t Watch It. Move On.
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Often times when it comes to embracing change, the very thing that disables organizations from moving forward is the fear of uncertainty. The excuse that is frequently made comes in the form of a question, “Which is worse, the devil you know or the devil you don’t know?” A In…
Suppose I should start out by acknowledging that some people love eating broccoli, even if it’s raw. I, however, am not one of them. The preferred state is slightly boiled (still retaining the nutrients) and drizzled with cheese or dressing. So, why the metaphor? We know we need fiber, nutrients, and minerals. Broccoli is good… More If Prayer Is Like Eating Broccoli Put Some Cheese On It!