Monthly Archives: February 2012

Impacting Our Future – In The Present

From time to time, in my travels through the wonderful world that is online, I manage to quite literally stumble upon an author who has articulated thoughts that have been churning through my less than large brain, while bringing both … Continue reading

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Only God is Great

  “Only God is great.” That was the solemn and unexpected declaration of Jean-Baptiste Massillon as he began his sermon at the funeral service of King Louis XIV. The king, who liked to be referred to as Louis the Great, … Continue reading

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Seeds, Fruit and Images

“He that is sincere, and has this nature and disposition in his heart, has put on Christ Jesus, is become like unto him, has the image of God in his heart, and is spiritually minded, is led by the Spirit … Continue reading

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Hype, Hoopla and Hysteria

Another Hallmark Holiday has come and gone…and yet, despite the hype, hoopla and hysteria, the world we inhabit is still a dark, lonely and broken place.  I was reminded of this again this week in conversations with a number of … Continue reading

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Sitting in the Bleachers or Working in the Field

  Luke 11:23  “He who is not with Me is against Me; and he who does not gather with Me, scatters. Think about the mental picture that verse constructs….the laborer in the harvest field, tediously collecting the sheaves of grain … Continue reading

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Imperfect church

Thanks to Trevin Wax for an insightful post on the problems with searching for the perfect church on his blog post this morning. Excerpt:  BE PREPARED FOR AN IMPERFECT CHURCH. Schaeffer points to the reality that no church is perfect. … Continue reading

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Mission of the church?

Calvin Miller On the mission of the church: “What does your church offer that’s missing at the YMCA? … When you read your church’s bulletin and determine the invitation you offer, you will know whether your church is a community … Continue reading

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