Creation Care

Images-1 The subject of Creation Care is becoming an important one within the Christian church. "Creation Care", rather than "environmentalism", is the term used by many evangelicals to refer to the responsibility that followers of Christ have to take care of God's earth. 

Influential Christian thinker, Francis Schaeffer once said, "… nature: it is not our own.Read the rest

For Dummies and Idiots …

Images One of the things I really enjoy is learning new things or learning to do things I already know even better. The book of Proverbs tells us that an openness to new things and a passion for learning is a key to gaining wisdom for life.Read the rest

The Amazing Human Body (Pt.2)

Here are a some more interesting facts about the human body …

42. There is more bacteria in your mouth than the human population of the United States and Canada combined.

43. Every square inch of the human body has an average of 32 million bacteria on it.… Read the rest

The Amazing Human Body (Pt.1)

In one of my favourite Psalms, David says this to God:

"You made all the delicate, inner parts of my body and knit me together in my mother's womb.
Thank you for making me so wonderfully complex! Your workmanship is marvelous — how well I know it.
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One thing to change your world …

One Thing What one thing could you change right now that would have the biggest impact on your life?

Is it starting to do something that you're not doing?

Is it stopping doing something?

Is it doing more of something … or less of something?Read the rest

New Blog Commenting Guidelines

Blog When I began my blog just under two years ago (August 17th, 2007), I had a number of experienced bloggers advise me to not allow any comments. They had chosen to close off their blogs from any comments or to only allow approved comments to be published.Read the rest

Jesus is Watching You!

A burglar broke into a house, shining his torch around and looking for valuables.  He had just picked up a CD player when a strange, disembodied voice echoed from the dark saying: "Jesus is watching you."

 

He nearly jumped out of his skin, clicked off his torch and froze.Read the rest

Funny Questions

Question A few funny questions to start off the week …

1. Why does the sun lighten our hair, but darken our skin?
2. Why doesn't glue stick to the inside of the bottle?
3. Why is "abbreviated" such a long word?
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A New Book: Prison Break

Prison Break (cover) I have just written a new book called Prison Break: Finding Personal Freedom

Living in our broken world creates the possibility of becoming trapped by various negative emotions and habits that can easily become like a prison around us. The book contains practical principles for finding freedom from common problems such as anger, fear, worry, rejection, depression, bad habits, addictions, and spiritual bondages.Read the rest

Do Dogs Go to Heaven?

On a lighter note … do you think dogs go to heaven?

Two churches in a southern USA town are fighting it out. You could call it a 'signs debate' between Our Lady of Martyrs Catholic Church and Cumberland Presbyterian, a fundamentalist church, which are right across the street from each other. 

From top to bottom you will see the response and counter-response over time …

Are you feeling more Catholic or Presbyterian on this issue?Read the rest