Maybe you are young and retirement seems a distant, mysterious world for you. Or maybe you are working your butt off right now and can’t wait to finish? Or maybe you are already there. … Read the rest
Peter Drucker, the father of modern management, once noted that we are the first generation to have two lives – a first half and a second half. Over a hundred years ago, many people lived to only 45-50 years of age.… Read the rest
In part 4 and 5 of this series of posts on the possibility of living to 100, we will look at what longevity could mean for our lives. What does a life of significance, rather than mere success, look like? How do we break free from the conventional view of the three-stage life: education, vocation, and then retirement? … Read the rest
Unfortunately, many people today see science and faith as enemies rather than friends. Thankfully, there are an increasing number of scientists and intellectuals who are speaking out about their faith. John Lennox is one of them.
John Lennox, Professor of Mathematics at Oxford University, is an internationally renowned speaker on the interface of science, philosophy and religion.… Read the rest
“I have a fundamental belief in the Bible as the Word of God, written by those who were inspired.… Read the rest
Genesis 1 is a simple and majestic opening to the Bible. It
introduces the two main subjects of Scripture, God the Creator and humans as
his creatures, and sets the scene for their long relationship. Clearly the
interests of the author are focused primarily on the patriarchs, given the
amount of material allocated to their story (Gen.12-50), but the background is
that the God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob is no mere localised or tribal deity,
but is the sovereign Lord of the whole earth (Gen.1-11).… Read the rest
A few months ago I was privileged to meet Charlie Duke, the tenth person to have walked on the moon. At the event I attended, he shared some amazing stories about his experiences in space. What was most moving for me, was hearing him speak about his conversion story and his current relationship with Jesus Christ.… Read the rest
Ok, so how many vitamins and/or supplements do you take each day? Personally, I take a few tablets with my breakfast each morning – fish oil, vitamin D, and a men's multi-vitamin. The fish oil (Omega 3) helps to keep my cholesterol down a bit and the Vitamin D gives me a little extra energy, especially since I work mainly indoors and don't get a lot of sunshine.… Read the rest
I have always loved the night sky. The array of stars and planets, and even our own moon, make for fun gazing. I remember as a kid driving out in the country and being stunned at how bright the sky can be.… 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