Seized of The Matter

The Security Council of the UN often ends resolutions with the obscure phrase, “remains seized of the matter”. Turns out that the entire body is not supposed to debate an issue that’s been seized by the Security Council. (Not that the United Nations is a role model for active problem solving… they often do their… Continue reading Seized of The Matter

Quoted: Scott Phillips on Trusting God

The Birds sing before the dawn breaks. They trust what they know instinctively. The darkness will be vanquished. Don’t sing by what you see, Sing from what you know!

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Church Membership Facts

Approximate Distribution of U.S. Protestant and Other Christian Churches by size (excluding Catholic/Orthodox) ATTENDANCE # OF CHURCHES WEEKLY WORSHIPERS PERCENT 7-99 177,000 churches 9 million congregants 59% of all North American churches 100-499 105,000 churches 25 million congregants 35% of all North American churches 500-999 12,000 churches 9 million congregants 4% of all North American… Continue reading Church Membership Facts

Mantle Flow Can Move Mountains

The mantle holds special significance in scripture. Perhaps the following article of the “mantle” in nature would lend to some creative understanding of the power of the spiritual mantle? From Mantle that sinks at the plate boundary flows back up farther away, pushing on the crust and causing uplift and crustal motions detectable by… Continue reading Mantle Flow Can Move Mountains

Sitting in the Light

by Charles R. Swindoll 1 John 1:5-7 You do not have to sit outside in the dark. If, however, you want to look at the stars, you will find that darkness is required. The stars neither require it nor demand it” (Annie Dillard). A lot of things in life are like that, aren’t they? A… Continue reading Sitting in the Light