Category: Christianity

Worship, Or Not!

 William  September 29, 2004  8 Comments on Worship, Or Not!

Warning: Rated PG-13 by the Meisheid Internet Rating Service for strong opinions. I have been reading some things that have gotten my juices flowing. These readings are radical thoughts, these musings of Michael Spencer. I should say they are radical…

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Perspective

 William  September 28, 2004  1 Comment on Perspective

I had a friend back in the late 70’s, right after I became a Christian, who resisted following suite for over a year because she was afraid of losing all her friends. She eventually became a Christian, and yes, she…

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Traveling Mercies

 William  September 23, 2004

I am riding the rails to D.C. again today, doing training and then afterwards I get off at BWI and leave for Florida to visit my father this evening. As a result blogging will be haphazard until Monday night. Keep…

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A Stalking-Horse

 William  September 22, 2004

It seems the churches in the center of Moscow have received warnings that they are targeted for terrorism. Have the Islamists decided on new targets? If churches are attacked will the media interpret the actions of militant Islam as the…

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Setting Your Course

 William  September 21, 2004

I noted Sunday, in an ongoing discussion of J.I. Packer’s book, Knowing God, that I have been writing study materials to enhance the efforts of our men’s study group. This morning I want to address one of the introductory questions…

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Problems And Perseverance

 William  September 20, 2004  4 Comments on Problems And Perseverance

I am not sure where I first heard it or who it was that said it but I have never forgotten the aphorism, “Problems are not planned, but they can be planned for.” That little truth sat behind the substance…

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Knowing God – 2

 William  September 19, 2004  1 Comment on Knowing God – 2

Of all the books I have read since becoming a Christian, apart from the Bible itself, one book has consistently both reinforced and challenged my ongoing efforts to become the Christian I have always desired to be. That book is…

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Christian Carnival XXXV Plug

 William  September 14, 2004

This coming Wednesday is Christian Carnival XXXV and it will be hosted at Rebecca Writes. If you have a blog, this is a great vehicle for getting read and maybe picking up a few new readers along the way. It…

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Mistaken Disappointment

 William  September 13, 2004

Elizabeth Elliot, in her book Let Me Be a Woman, tells the story of Gladys Aylward. Now Gladys had a problem. She was disappointed with God, because she felt he had been unfair to her. She thought that the looks…

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Never Forgotten

 William  September 12, 2004  1 Comment on Never Forgotten

I have been thinking a lot lately about how the storage of information, especially now in our era of things like the web and Google, is like a person who never forgets. For most of us who write regularly, that…

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