Christianity

Christian Carnival XXV

The Christian Carnival is a weekly collection of posts submitted by various bloggers, which are written from a Christian perspective. Your author has two posts in this weeks Carnival. The 25th Christian Carnival has been hosted this week by Messy Christian. There are 27 separate contributers with three people submitting two entries, including yours truly.…

Science and God

The Probability of God, the book by Stephen D. Unwin, has resulted in a flurry of articles, both pro and con, on the utility of his argument. For examples of pro (Evangelical Outpost: Wagering a Life: Part 1 – Urwin and the Probability of God) and con (God’s Number Is Up by Michael Shermer at…

Bible Study Nutrition

With all the concern these days about diet, about carbs and protein and what is or is not good for you to eat, there are lessons we can learn from our diet that carry far beyond its effects on our weight and health. Let me give you an example from another daily activity that Christians…

Thank You Lord For What We Have…

Maybe its because I am an optimist, or maybe its because I enjoyed the parade and fireworks yesterday and church today. For whatever reason, I am thankful for what we have in this country. That includes our religious freedom. I could have taken the opportunity to lament the changes that have occured in my lifetime…

Only One Key

Late one night I was going through a collection of stuff that needed to be sorted into discard and keep piles. I came across a box filled with old keys. There was no way to know to what locks they belonged, if indeed the locks still existed. Despite that obvious fact, there was a remarkable…

Fresh Chances and Boomerangs

There is a term for parents whose children (in our case child) have moved out. They are called Empty Nesters. Now as those children face one or more difficulties, some of them are moving back in with their parents. These returnees have been called Boomerangs. My wife and I have been Empty Nesters for several…

Slowly I Turned…

I have been rereading some of my earlier writings and today I came across an article I wrote for a church newsletter last year, entitled “Fast or Slow” and it got me to thinking about how things have changed, even within the last year. The original article’s premise related to whether building a great business…