An idiot who gets the Holy Ghost is a Holy Ghost-filled idiot.
Hawaii’s state Senate has voted to stop the daily prayer before each session for fear of a possible court challenge. This makes it the first state legislative body in the nation to halt the practice. A citizen’s complaint had prompted the American Civil Liberties Union last summer to send the Senate a letter noting that… Continue reading Hawaii Senate Ends Daily Chamber Prayers
In December, members of the Congressional Prayer Caucus — 68 bipartisan members of the United States House of Representatives — sent a letter to President Obama requesting he issue a correction to a speech he made in Indonesia at the end of 2010 in which he misidentified the national motto as E Pluribus Unum (Out… Continue reading Resolution to Affirm National Motto
Acts 11:15-17 A. Introduction (Save text and title till end.) 1. Why reinvent the wheel? Why make things more complicated than they should be, in the name of progress? 2. … Continue reading Back to Pentecost
Holding resentment is like drinking poison and waiting for the other person to die.
Marriott International will phase out pornography on its in-room televisions, beginning with hotels it will open in the next several years. The chain joins Omni Hotels, which stopped offering in-room porn in 1999. A spokesman for Marriott told USA Today that “As we transition to this new platform, adult content will be off the menu… Continue reading New Marriott Hotels Stop Offering Porn
When it comes to giving, some people will stop at nothing. note: Interesting double-entendre.
#1 – Would I attend this church if I were not on staff? If the answer is “no” then you should resign…immediately. God hasn’t called people in the ministry to work with a half hearted effort…and if you don’t believe in the vision/mission of your church enough to say that you would be there if… Continue reading Seven Gut-checks for Church Staff Members
The 2011 Church & Clergy Tax Guide by nonprofit tax expert, Richard Hammar, J.D., LL.M., CPA, releases today. Included in this annually updated, exhaustive tax guide are all of the last-minute changes that will affect churches throughout the United States. Here are some of the developments Hammar highlights in this book. A few of the… Continue reading Last Minute IRS Changes Affecting All Churches
I sought for the greatness of America in her harbors and rivers and fertile fields, and her mines and commerce. It was not there. Not until I went into the churches and heard her pulpits flame with righteousness did I understand the greatness of her power. America is great because she is good; and if… Continue reading Quoted: De Tocqueville of France on America’s Churches