Should Christians Serve with the Body or Serve with the World? – Part 2

Updated March 15, 2017   But wait! There’s more!   Funny how the Holy Spirit brings things to your notice. (Even after you’ve hit “Publish”! Hence, the update.) In one of this week’s web wormholes (not to be confused with ordinary web “rabbit holes”) I found article after article about Christians, non-Christians, and their intersection and interaction. […]

Should Christians Serve with the Body or Serve with the World?

  Do you think it matters if the “good deeds” are done for an overtly Christian organization? ~ Carl Friesen, Thought Leadership Resources    Like so many things in Christian belief, I think the answer isn’t either/or. Instead, as it is so many times in the Kingdom of God, I think the answer is both/and. […]

No More New Year’s Resolutions – Part 3

This perfection is the restoration of man to the state of holiness from which he fell, by creating him anew in Christ Jesus, and restoring to him that image and likeness of God which he has lost.                Adam Clarke Have you ever tried to restore something?   Like restoring your relationship with your spouse […]

No More New Year’s Resolutions – Part 2

How’s your memory?   Does your memory last a lifetime? Or a nano-second?   Do you have reminder alarms on your phone? Or do you use sticky notes?   Do you conscientiously enter all your appointments into your calendar? Or do you depend on reminder calls from other people?   Memories are the key not […]

No More New Year’s Resolutions!

  Spoiler Alert! New Year’s Resolutions (mostly) Don’t Work!!!   Gasp! Sad, but true.   According to the Statistic Brain Research Institute, of the people who make resolutions, 92% fail to succeed in achieving their resolution. A mere 8% are successful in achieving what they wanted. Most New Year’s Resolutions are merely wish lists, vague […]