Hello all: I came across a blog article that asks, “Is Social Media the New Drug”? (See http://templecuttingedge.wordpress.com/2010/04/27/is-social-media-a-new-drug/ The research shows that young adults who were without their IPod, cell phone, and other devices felt lonely and stressed. The researcher also worried that this generation would cause themselves to have … Continue Reading Is Social Media The New Distraction?
The concept of spiritual warfare came up again in my life. First, I was reminded that the battleground of spiritual warfare is in the mind. Satan does his best to gain control over us by provoking us to think and speak ungodly concepts. (If the Word of God says a … Continue Reading Spiritual Warfare: What Is It? ~ Part 2
For those of you who are thinking about becoming a Christian I wanted to give another entry* on how to get started. There is the concept of the Roman Road. This is a series of scriptures from the book of Romans that will help you understand how to start your … Continue Reading Have You Started Walking?
Today I read the most confusing phrase: someone claims “to be an atheist who is also a member of a church. ” Isn’t a church-going atheist an oxymoron*? Is anyone else confused? Can you explain how this would make sense? * Oxymoron — conjoining contradictory terms (as in deafening silence’) … Continue Reading Can You Explain This One?
The people knew when Moses had been in the presence of God. His face shone and he had to put a veil over his face so that he could talk with the Israelites. (See Exodus 34:29-33.) Father, help me to prioritize my day and follow through in having the prayer … Continue Reading Can You Detect The Fragrance of Jesus Around Me?
Hello all: Had to post something… In browsing through blogs I came across one by a Jenny*, who says she is an evangelical Christian and she also has a homosexual father. In her latest blog posts she is publicly sharing and working through her feelings of what it is like … Continue Reading Love The Sinner, Hate The Sin
“Regret is insight that comes a day too late.” This is definitely the sentiment of my heart today! I realized that something I should have been enjoying all this time, will soon end. I was so busy working to do well at it, I didn’t stop to enjoy the small … Continue Reading What Is A Good Life Score: Regrets=Few, Opportunities Taken=Many
Hello all: I got a good reminder today about not judging a matter before you know the whole story. For at least the last 2-3 years when people started talking to me about the Internet, the word “Facebook” comes up in the conversation. I am normally asked whether I have … Continue Reading Is Facebook Inherently Evil?
Today is Good Friday. It is the day that Jesus was put on the cross to make atonement for the sins of the world. History and the scriptures show Jesus lived through excruciating pain, torment, and mockery on this day. The day can be seen as a day to grieve … Continue Reading Do You Know the Three R’s of Good Friday?