It was just a bean field. A small patch of land that yielded a paltry crop of insignificant tiny vegetables. The Philistines had gathered together into a troop that day, determined to take the field of beans… Lentiles. Just a bunch of beans. Not worth the struggle. Never really liked them beans anyway. Just let… Continue reading Don’t give up the field
A basketball in my hands is worth about $19. A basketball in Michael Jordan’s hands is worth about $33 million. A baseball in my hands is worth about $6. A baseball in Mark McGuire’s hands is worth $19 million. A tennis racket is useless in my hands. A tennis racket in Venus Williams’ hands is… Continue reading Who’s Hands?
Organizational work is not a step down. Nor is it a step up. All Kingdom work is a step sideways into the role God calls you to fulfill. Jesus’ parable of the talents expresses this. Each man was given according to his ability, and not expected to return any more than he was able. Everyone on… Continue reading Quoted by Jay Jones: Organizational Work
As a schoolgirl, I had the opportunity of touring a steel treating plant near Detriot, MI. A tour guide was assigned to our class group and we followed her around the plant, over cat-walks, through tunnels and in and out of observation decks. I was fascinated by it all. At one point she stopped to… Continue reading Purity from the eyes of a schoolgirl
I work in the technology and design industry. I realize the following analogy is not spiritual, but to me it’s applicable to this topic. We do not hire inexperienced workers at the same rate as experienced. Our clients also don’t expect to be charged the experienced rate for our junior designers. In addition, we have one… Continue reading Visiting Minister Pay Considerations
About 18 years ago, a well-respected elder among us stood in his church’s pulpit and apologized for the way he had been teaching some things, and the expectations he had laid on his saints. He took a long time that night to explain clear, biblical teaching on things like facial hair, pants-length, entertainment, etc. I… Continue reading Reconciling Truth and Tradition…
Empire State ordered to leave Christian man’s Bible message alone Posted: December 23, 2008 By Alyssa Farah A New York man has won a battle with the New York Department of Transportation over a trailer he parked on his private property along a public highway that was targeted because of its Christian message. Daniel Burritt… Continue reading Modern ‘David’ defeats New York ‘Goliath’
By Charles Grisham Oh cleansing fir burn in me, Purge my soul and set me free, Remove each stain of sinfulness, That I may in Thy presence rest Cast far away my vain desires, Refresh my soul in revival fires, Come again thy wonders reveal, Oh bless me now is my appeal Prepare each heart… Continue reading Revival Prayer
http://www.infowars.com/nevada-governor-blasts-feds-first-amendment-area-in-bundy-dispute/ Here’s what’s happening… There’s an endangered desert tortoise that the government’s Bureau of Land Management is trying to save on a man’s personally owned property. So, they come in and round up all his cattle to take them away. Now, that’s not the part I’m focusing on… When the owner and others protested (1st… Continue reading Christianity is Not an Area
Parosmia is an olfactory dysfunction characterized by the inability of the brain to properly identify an odor’s “natural” smell. Instead, the natural odor is transcribed into what is most often described as an unpleasant aroma, typically a “‘burned,’ ‘rotting,’ ‘fecal,’ or ‘chemical’ smell.” Titus 1:15 To the pure, all things are pure, but to those… Continue reading Everything Stinks?