All Things New

As we have passed from one year to the next I could not help but think about resolutions and the events that spanned all last year. Think about that; we have moved from an old year to a new one. Now, I realize that January 1 is an arbitrary day to celebrate the New Year…

Community

On my way home from class tonight I was thinking about this idea of community. Dictionary.com says the following about community: Community is a social, religious, occupational, or other group sharing common characteristics or interests and perceived or perceiving itself as distinct in some respect from the larger society within which it exists. Community can mean…

Epic Fail or Not

1 Corinthians 13 speaks of love. A great topic. We all need it. We all use it at some point in our lives; though, the methods and outcomes might look a little different from time to time. Unlike us, God’s methods do not change when it comes to love. God’s love is unconditional. We don’t…

Shine Transparently

“You are the light of the world. A town on a hill cannot be hidden.” ~Matthew 5:14 If we are the light of the world which cannot be hidden, then, what is it that people see when they look at us? I can tell you what they are supposed to see. When people look at…

Words Gone Idle

“A good man brings good things out of the good stored up in him, and an evil man brings evil things out of the evil stored up in him. But I tell you that everyone will have to give account on the day of judgment for every empty word they have spoken. For by your…

GO! (Part Two) The Evangelistic Life

Why can’t we go? Many of us have excuses as to why we cannot go on mission for Jesus. We say that I don’t have time; I don’t have money; it is not my calling; I am not physically able to go. Our excuses are often legitimate ones, but they should not stop us from…

GO! (Part One): Support

“Jesus came to them and said: I have been given all authority in heaven and on earth! Go to the people of all nations and make them my disciples. Baptize them in the name of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit, and teach them to do everything I have told you. I will…

Out of Retirement and Hope for the Future

Hey you! Long time no see. I bet you thought I was gone for good. Well actually life has had its way of throwing up a few writer’s block along the way. I have been doing some thinking about ways that I can make this site more enjoyable for you. If you have any ideas…

What is Love?

What is Love-Study of 1 Corinthians 13 If you are familiar with the topics expressed by William Shakespeare and the myriad of other writers and actors you may know that there is an overwhelming number of works written on a single topic. Love is a big topic of concern among pre-teens and adults alike. Everyone…

Our Perseverance

1 Corinthians 12:1-3 says this “Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles. And let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us,fixing our eyes on Jesus, the pioneer and perfecter of faith. For the…