Tag Archives: Religion and Spirituality

On Blogging

Blogging is a funny thing and in some ways I still haven’t figured it out. When I first heard about “web logs” years ago, I couldn’t imagine why anyone would want to post what they do all day, and even … Continue reading

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Sunday Class Notes: June 3

Humility Exemplified Today’s Text               John 13:1-17 Introduction   This is the beginning of the second section of John’s Gospel; there are no more scenes of Jesus teaching the crowds.  The pattern of chapters 2-12 where there is a miracle or … Continue reading

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Not Forgotten

Today is Memorial Day in the USA, a day in which Americans pause to honor those men and women who have given “their last full measure of devotion” for our freedom and liberty.  All Americans, and even many others in … Continue reading

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Sunday Class Notes

It’s All about Priorities   Today’s Text               John 12:1-11 Introduction   The scene for this text is set at six days before Passover when Jesus and his group reachBethany.  This is also right after he has raised Lazarus from the … Continue reading

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Sunday Class Notes: May 13

The Resurrection and the Life   Today’s Text               John 11:1-44 Introduction   This is a famous story about the miracle that Jesus performs in raising Lazarus from the tomb, but it is much more than that.  Jesus will reveal much … Continue reading

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Seven Days in Utopia

Seven Days in Utopia is the first movie that I’ve seen in a long time that I would recommend to a Christian audience because it is encouraging, inspirational and worthwhile. To be fair, there are other movies that I might … Continue reading

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Quote of the Week

Whether you turn to the right or to the left, your ears will hear a voice behind you, saying, “This is the way; walk in it.” Isaiah 30:21

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Rejoice or be sad?

It has always seemed to me that Christians, more than any other group of people on earth should be the ones who are happy, filled with joy and wearing a smile, yet that doesn’t always seem to be the case. … Continue reading

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Your Attention Please

As Monday morning dawns and a new work week begins, it is really easy to find ourselves overwhelmed with the tasks ahead this week.  Projects, reports, meetings, phone messages, urgent calls, trips, travel, quarter end reports… It can get a … Continue reading

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Has God ever done anything for you?

I was talking to a guy a few weeks back who said that he didn’t think that God had ever done anything for him; God, according to this man was just “there”. How sad is this outlook, and how blind! … Continue reading

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