7 They continued to question him, so he stood up and replied, “Whoever hasn’t sinned should throw the first stone.” (John 8:7) ~ Jesus Please take a moment to study the picture and the Meme above. Now meditate, and reflect on the image and the message it conveys. After you have finished, with thoroughness and honesty… Read More »
Who Won The Game?
January 13, 2023 “You won the game, Damar — the game of life.” ~ Dr. Timothy Pritts On January 2, 2023, the Buffalo Bills were in Cincinnati, OH, to take on the Cincinnati Bengals on Monday Night Football. Early in the game, Buffalo Bills player Damar Hamlin suffered a hit in the chest in… Read More »
Praying in Partnership With God
January 5, 2023 “Pray as though everything depended on God. Work as though everything depended on you.” ~ Saint Augustine Why should we pray if God is all-powerful, all-knowing, and everywhere? I mean, come on, what difference will it make? How will prayer change the outcome for all the wounded, excluded, and suffering people in… Read More »
The Turning Point – Which Way From Here?
The Turning Point – Which Way From Here? January 4, 2023 “If you are ever pushed to surrender to the enemy, surrender to God within first, and then the enemy will meet God in your place.” ― Dr. Jacinta Mpalyenkana, PhD, MBA When most people think of turning their will and life over to the care… Read More »
Monday Night Football Lessons and Blessings
January 3, 2023 Monday Night Football Lessons and Blessings “Immediately, my player hat went on, like, how do you resume playing after seeing a traumatic event in front of you?” ~ Troy Vincent, NFL Executive. On January 2, 2023, during one of the biggest NFL football games of the year, we witnessed the tragic scene… Read More »
New Year, New Beginning
January 1, 2023 New Year, New Beginning “It is never too late to be what you might have been.” —George Eliot Every New Year, we experience the year ending and a new year about to begin. It’s a great time to reflect on the previous year and what went well and what didn’t. What people… Read More »
Are You a Christian?
“Drinking beer is easy. Trashing your hotel room is easy. But being a Christian, that’s a tough call. That’s rebellion.” ~ Alice Cooper Have you ever been asked, “are you a Christian”? I am a theologian, pastor and worship a Jesus-looking God, but I rarely identify as a Christian. People have asked me if I… Read More »
Time is of the Essence
“Until you value yourself, you won’t value your time. Until you value your time, you will not do anything with it.” ~ M. Scott Peck How much do you value yourself? What do you do with your time? When the value of your life increases, the value of your time will also increase; why? Because… Read More »
The Cries of Afghanistan
“Peace is not so much a political mandate as it is a shared state of consciousness that remains elevated and intact only to the degree that those who value it volunteer their existence as living examples of the same… Peace ends with the unraveling of individual hope and the emergence of the will to worship… Read More »
When we finally repent of our mistakes and forgive those who have hurt us – as God calls us to do over and over again in his Word – then the light of God shines like a bright, healing beam in our hearts and clears the vision of God before us. ~ Matt Brown What… Read More »
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