What’s important for Christians to remember is that those seemingly appealing, desirable, and rewarding things are temporary, they only satisfy the flesh, they are often from the devil himself, and they can lead to death.
I was from the streets, the product of a broken home, and I was tough loner who didn’t need anyone. Love died to me years before and was replaced with anger and a fight or flight reflex that never rested. You want a fight? Bring it on but keep your love to yourself, or else.
Pick your crisis, your injustice. Poverty with all its internal and external causes. The devastation of drug addictions. White collar corruption like Ponzi schemes or nepotism or money laundering or planned obsolescence or redlining or embezzling or insider stock movements or bribery.
If you’re a Christian husband, you should think and pray on these words.
It’s not even 11 AM, and twice today my wife, Cetelia, has irritated me.
The first time happened about two hours ago when she spoke to me like she would speak to one of our kids.
Around this time last year, I set out to do a little work on the roof of my house. Nothing major really, just cleaning some leaves from around the dryer vent and valleys and hammering down the metal flashing…
A while back I was speaking and asked for a show of hands, “How many of the wives have had too much affirmation over the past month?”
Laughter broke out across the room. No, haven’t had too much of that.
Although my parents called themselves Catholic, we rarely went to church. And when we did, even though I recall having an interest in the arts and crafts relating to Noah’s Ark, Johan, Daniel and the lion’s den…we made in Sunday School, I found the whole church experience painfully boring and tedious.
“I identify as a Christian but I don’t go to church.”
“I identify as a Christian but I’m really not that into it, it’s more of a cultural thing.”
I stand amazed at the American political system. In the bizarre, 2016 Trump/Clinton election it would appear that the people have spoken in ways that few predicted. Even though, as always, the voters are split nearly 50/50. If you are… Read More ›
I put down the book and wrote in my notebook, ‘the evidence surrounding the claims of Christianity is simply overwhelming…