Going back to where we started

  Going Back to Where We Started Going back to where we started – I used to be a serious hunter–as much as my schedule would permit. As my life continued, I especially enjoyed deer hunting. The attraction was not in killing something. Had that been the attraction, I would have quit when I was … Continue reading “Going back to where we started”

Solving the problem of Faith

  SOLVING THE PROBLEM OF FAITH Solving the Problem of Faith.  What do you do when you have a problem? “I ask someone who has the right kind of knowledge to help me. If it is a money problem, I ask someone who is good with finances. If it is a car problem, I ask … Continue reading “Solving the problem of Faith”

What is the Why

What is the Why What is the Why? This evening I want to begin our thinking with a “what if” situation. What is the Why – Here is the situation: you have a friend that you have had for years and years. Though you are very close to your friend, you have never discussed religious … Continue reading “What is the Why”

The Fruit Of The Spirit

The Fruit Of The Spirit The Fruit Of The Spirit – It was early October. The first frost had not yet come, but the mornings were cool and the evenings were hot. It was that unique time of the year when you shivered in the morning and sweated in the afternoon. A 25 year-old man … Continue reading “The Fruit Of The Spirit”

Is It Worth It

Is It Worth It? Is It Worth It? – All of us make major investments. The greatest investments we make are investments of ourselves. We invest ourselves in two primary ways: through intense interest and through time. Is It Worth It? – When it comes to the investment of self, we all make basic investment … Continue reading “Is It Worth It”

My Opinion Of Me

MY OPINION OF ME My Opinion Of Me – Gods Message on the web . What do you think of yourself? Chances are that the way you look at yourself is a real paradox. In some ways, we hold ourselves in very high esteem. There has been and is considerable emphasis in this society on … Continue reading “My Opinion Of Me”

Who Turned Loose Me Or God

Who Turned Loose Me Or God Who Turned Loose Me Or God – I want to challenge your thinking this morning by asking you a multiple-choice question. The question: in daily life terms, what is the purpose of life? Rank these five options with number one being the highest option: Achieving success Taking care of … Continue reading “Who Turned Loose Me Or God”

Has God Abandoned Me

Has God Abandoned Me Has God Abandoned Me – It was a deeply depressing moment, and it occurred on the worst possible occasion. The conversation was extremely distressing. The men gathered to remember God’s great victory that brought their nation into existence. It was a sober time, but a joyful time. They should have talked … Continue reading “Has God Abandoned Me”

What are you trying to prove

What are you trying to prove? What are you trying to prove – Four or five times a week I work out at a gym. John Glidewell graciously and patiently allows me to workout with him. This is not a new experience. I been involved in exercise programs for over 20 years. What are you … Continue reading “What are you trying to prove”

The Ancient Challenge And The Now Challenge

THE ANCIENT CHALLENGE AND THE NOW CHALLENGE ARE THE SAME The Ancient Challenge And The Now Challenge – Woodstock ’99 was held last weekend. The slogan of the original Woodstock thirty years ago was “Three days of peace and music.” At Woodstock ’99, about 200,000 people attended the last night. It ended with about 50,000 … Continue reading “The Ancient Challenge And The Now Challenge”