Yesterday I spoke on Matthew 9:35-38 where Matthew records the compassion of Jesus Christ toward the crowds. After an excellent discussion on the topic of compassion last night with my small group, there are some points that I think it would be valuable to clarify from the message yesterday.
I was listening to Al Mohler’s, “The Briefing” this morning as I do most mornings when he mentioned a very fortunate situation that led to thankfulness. Three young Boy Scouts were separated from their leaders in the mountain of North Carolina last week and ended up spending a night out in the wild, lost and…Details
I read the following quote on Facebook and it was disturbing to me on a couple of levels. I try my best to not get involved in online debates, but I had to comment. The quote was a repost from a Facebook group about class warfare and it read, “If the fetus you save is…Details
7,000,000,000 is now the official estimate of people on this planet! Sometime last week we supposedly broke that amazing barrier. At the end of every day we close out with a new record of the number of people on this planet. I am not going to get into global climate impact, ecological implication, or even…Details
My title risks offense. Life is just full of risks . . . I grew up in a culture that shunned Halloween like the plague. As a matter of fact, the church I attended through middle school prided themselves in never mentioning or acknowledging the event in the least. It was like a big game…Details
Have you ever heard something and suddenly realized how out of touch you really are? Whether it is someone talking about technology, a new movie, a new song, or you are just now hearing for the the first time that Lindsay Lohan seems to likes tight metal bracelets attached by chains. As Christians there are…Details
I have read several things recently decrying the current state of morality among the youngest generation that is finishing high school and entering college. Meeting with the Inspiring Youth Initiative for my local school has also got the old brain thinking as I am considering ways that our community (and church) can inspire youth to…Details