How to Worship God In his book, The Vision and The Vow, Pete Greig tells of how a distinguished art critic was studying an exquisite painting by the Italian Renaissance master Filippino Lippi. He stood in London’s National Gallery gazing at the fifteenth-century depiction of Mary holding the infant Jesus on her lap, with saints Dominic […]
The bigger the size, the harder it is to miss!
Disclaimer: I am merely someone with some life experience (now including some anxiety and depression) and have NO medical or psychological degree. A professional, such as a doctor, should be consulted if anyone has symptoms like anxiety and depression to a noticeable, serious degree. I do believe there is a spiritual component to these health […]
Steve Sjogren wrote a book called Conspiracy of Kindness. He started a church in Cincinnati, Ohio, that grew rapidly to an average attendance of over 7,000. Their motto is, ‘Small things done with great love are changing the world.’ They carry out random acts of kindness like paying for a stranger’s coffee or writing a ‘thank […]
Francis Chan’s mother died giving birth to him. The only affection he can remember receiving from his father lasted about thirty seconds when he was on the way to his stepmother’s funeral aged nine. When he was twelve, his father also died. Francis cried, but also felt relieved. Francis is now a pastor. He and […]
The Little Things Imagine a boy meeting a girl, a very special girl. To this boy, he couldn’t tell what it was but knew there was something different about her. He wanted to get to know her; he wanted to spend every available minute and second with her. Perhaps he was too shy or […]
“He is no fool who gives what he cannot keep to gain what he cannot loose.” – Jim Elliot Quizzical Socks A girl in a paradoxical box Had some amazing locks Belonging to hair of golden brown Composed a rich laden crown Surprisingly, she had quizzical socks This girl living in a paradoxical box Though […]
Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter. — Izaak Walton I Felt Challenged upon listening this morning to a sermon by Alistair Begg on Forgiveness (7 May 2019, “Forgiven and Forgiving” Part 3 of 3; https://www.truthforlife.org ). This is an aspect of Christian living that is vital, necessary, and not easy. It is […]