In Search of Contentment, Pt. 6

Continuing the thought of things that can only come from Jesus: The Present of Today.  One clever thinker got it right: “Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, and today is a gift––that is why it is called the present.”  Proverbs 27:1 teaches: Boast not thyself of to morrow; for thou knowest not what a day mayContinue reading “In Search of Contentment, Pt. 6”

The Value Vs. Cost of A Christian School Education

For which of you, intending to build a tower, sitteth not down first, and counteth the cost, whether he have sufficient to finish it?  Luke 14:28 While you may not be building a tower, every parent is building a child!  The principle of counting the cost definitely applies to how we manage the upbringing andContinue reading “The Value Vs. Cost of A Christian School Education”

In Search of Contentment, Pt. 3

Materialism is one of the new-era gods of the Western culture. The website becomingminimalist.com reports from various sources the following staggering statistics: “There are 300,000 items in the average American home (LA Times). The average size of the American home has nearly tripled in size over the past 50 years (NPR). And still, 1 out ofContinue reading “In Search of Contentment, Pt. 3”

Jesus, The First Missionary

One girl, in an emergency room, through tears while being stitched up expressed to the doctor that she was hoping to get home in time to attend the final night of the missions conference. 

Finding Financial Freedom PART 3

Finding Financial Freedom PART 3 How Can I Be Rich Towards God… I. Consider God First. I like this money story:  “A torn and ragged one-dollar bill discovered that it was about to be retired from circulation. As it slowly moved along the conveyor belt to the shredder, it became acquainted and struck up aContinue reading “Finding Financial Freedom PART 3”

I Missed the Conference

I Missed The Conference Red face. Swollen brow. My left eye was nearly swollen shut.  It was somewhat difficult to breath. The headache was paralyzing.  “You look terrible.” My doctor said to me Monday morning.  I appreciate it when my medical doctors are straight up with me.  “Take this medicine and you will be betterContinue reading “I Missed the Conference”

The New “Valentines Day Massacre”

The New Valentines Day Massacre February 14, 1929, seven men were killed in Chicago’s Lincoln Park neighborhood by 4 men in a planned attack in a mob war.  According to Wiki – “Two of the shooters were dressed as uniformed policemen, while the others wore suits, ties, overcoats and hats. Witnesses saw the “police” leadingContinue reading “The New “Valentines Day Massacre””

Spiritual Discernment

Spiritual Discernment “The story is told of an atheistic barber who was talking to a pastor. The barber asked the pastor, “If there is a loving God, how can He allow poverty, war, and suffering?” Just at that moment a disheveled man crossed the street. The pastor said, “You are a barber and claim toContinue reading “Spiritual Discernment”

The Watch and the Ring

The Watch and the Ring So God created man in his own image, in the image of God created he him; male and female created he them.  Genesis 1:27 I am thankful for my wife.  I am glad that she is different than me!  If we were identical in personality and physicality why would IContinue reading “The Watch and the Ring”

The “Value Equation”

The “VALUE EQUATION”  He that loveth silver shall not be satisfied with silver; nor he that loveth abundance with increase: this is also vanity. Ecclesiastes 5:10 More money and more stuff that money can buy will not satisfy the deepest needs of your heart.  Because we tend to overvalue money and stuff, we can getContinue reading “The “Value Equation””