Steve Addison is a lifelong student of movements that renew and expand the Christian faith. Thankfully, he has now published his many years of reflection and research into an inspiring new book, Movements that Change the World. It should help to fuel church planting movements everywhere.… Read the rest
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.
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
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
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.… Read the rest
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
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
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
With the recent release of my new book Prison Break: Finding Personal Freedom, I've had a few people ask me, "How do you write a book?" and "Where do you find the time to write?" So I thought I'd give you a brief outline of how to write and publish your own book (just in case you're interested).… Read the rest
Jim Collins is the best-selling author of Built to Last and Good to Great. Collins is a student of companies and organisations – great ones, good ones, weak ones, and failed ones. His latest book (which I picked up recently in an airport bookshop in the USA), based on extensive research, is How the Mighty Fall.… Read the rest
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?… Read the rest
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
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