Information passed on to me from a fellow pastor, Greg W. Davis.. Housing Allowance is “Social Security” taxable. It along with your net “business ministry” expenses pool down to a “Net Income”. One pays .14 approximately for everydollar of “net income”. The net income than flows to the income section of your personal 1040 less… Continue reading Ministerial Housing Allowance
Month: February 2009
Quoted: Phil Jones on Addiction
I have a 47 year old sister in law, Mary Jo, who is a crack addict… in fact, she is so addicted to her rock and so full of faith that a couple of years ago she walked barefoot 7.5 miles in cold February temperatures with only a twenty dollar bill and faith in her… Continue reading Quoted: Phil Jones on Addiction
Quoted: Pope John Paul II on Truth
The truth is not always the same as the majority decision.
Quoted: Kenneth O. Gangel on Unifying Prayer
The foundation of unity in ministry can only be found in believers praying together.
Quoted: Abel Stevens on Politeness
Politeness is the art of choosing among one’s real thoughts.
The Mystery of the Long Pause
In Exodus 32:32 there is an astounding mystery contained there. It is not found in a word . . . but in a dash. It is a dash found after the word “sin”. The Hebrew symbol used for that dash… or in some translations ellipses… in that and only a few other places, is… Continue reading The Mystery of the Long Pause
Quoted: Doug Horton on Enabling Others
No one can drive us crazy unless we give them the keys.
I recently heard the story of a man who visited an asylum for the criminally insane. He was a bit surprised to find that there were three guards to take care of a hundred inmates. He said to one of the guards, “Aren’t you afraid that the inmates will unite, overcome you, and escape?” The… Continue reading Unatics, Unite!
Quoted: Jason Bell on Success
Success Without a Successor Is Failure!
Reflecting the Goodness of God
Only happy people can learn. Only happy people can teach. Our religion should put a sparkle in our eyes and a tone in our voice, and a spring in our step that bears witness of our faith and confidence in the goodness of God.