Monthly Archives: August 2014

Introduction to Ephesians

It has now been a few weeks since we completed our tour of Mark’s gospel, and it’s time to go on another tour, so we might just as well visit Paul’s letter to the Ephesians.  This letter, probably written sometime … Continue reading

Posted in Bible | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

Weekly Podcast: August 18, 2014

The Old Photograph   This past week, I came to discover an old photograph taken of the Virginia and Truckee Railroad back in the 1870’s. Tune in now to hear how this came about, and the lessons I learned in … Continue reading

Posted in christian | Tagged , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

Pride, Humility and Relationship with God

Jesus taught in parables to enable His listeners to more easily understand important concepts that may cut close to home.  In Luke 18:9-14, Jesus teaches us about pride and humility in a way that all of us can understand. It … Continue reading

Posted in Christian Life | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 12 Comments

There Are Days

There are days in my life that don’t feel very victorious; how about you? There are also days when I’m not feeling all that strong or confident in the future; maybe you have those days also. I’ve lived life long … Continue reading

Posted in Christian Life | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 23 Comments

Photo of the Week: August 13, 2014

I took this one while on an evening stroll with She Who Must Be Obeyed last spring; such a peaceful scene amidstt the commotion  of the city!

Posted in Photo of the Week | Tagged , , , , | 4 Comments

Try Again!

All of us have had the experience of something not quite working out the way it was supposed to.  It could be a career move or a relationship.  Maybe it was a business investment or a new church.  Let’s face … Continue reading

Posted in Christian Life | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 10 Comments

Intellectuals, Academics and Truth

In yesterday’s podcast, I related a story about a couple of self-proclaimed intellectuals leading a group discussion, and my thoughts about the scene that followed. Of course, anybody who knows me will understand that if I put the words “self-proclaimed” … Continue reading

Posted in Christian Life | Tagged , , , , , , , | 14 Comments

Truth

Does the truth really count for anything anymore? Does anybody really care, or is the truth just whatever it seems like to me? Does government tell us the truth about anything, say the economy for instance?  Do athletes tell the … Continue reading

Posted in Christian Life | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 28 Comments

Weekly Podcast: August 11, 2014

Muddy Waters Today’s podcast is all about a group discussion I attended recently in which two men led a discussion about the difficulties of being an intellectual Christian. I was amazing, and informative, to say the least, and if what … Continue reading

Posted in Christian Life | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 17 Comments

Prayer in the Morning

Is it really necessary for us to spend time in prayer in the morning? I think so. How many posts have I done on this one thing?  I don’t know, but it has been a common theme here because it … Continue reading

Posted in Christian Life | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 24 Comments