Standing there by the shore, the ancient breeze tickling the back of my neck, I pointed to the other side. Seven words got them into the boat and seven miles got them across the sea to the heart of Jesus’ mission to save a life hanging in the balance.
LECTIONARY REFLECTION | LUKE 8:26-39 In Western society the scientific method has been the standard for separating fact from fiction, truth from lie since the 1500s. For the last 500 years, anything that can't be demonstrated in a controlled, repeatable experiment must not be true. Religion, faith, and belief in an unseen, spiritual world has been … Continue reading Fighting Demons (Mike Fox)
I'm reposting this in light of recent conversation in our Heaven LifeCourse about the nature of heaven and hell, freedom of choice, being 'given over' to the destructive consequences of sin, and how we are daily becoming creatures more fit for heaven and hell. -JB _________ This post is in memory of Robin Williams and a … Continue reading Cabin 16: The Neighbor’s Well
PSALM 23 REWRITTEN (DEPRESSION) Depression is my shepherd. I deserve nothing. I have no right to lie down; even the weather conspires to make my life miserable. My soul is beaten down. I have no one to follow and lack the energy to make my own way. My mind is filled with dark thoughts. I … Continue reading Who’s Your Shepherd? (4)
Are you a Facebook addict? Read Elizabeth Cohen's Five Clues That You Are Addicted to Facebook to find out. Here is a short excerpt and 4 question test to find out your level of Facebook dependency. Take a moment and WATCH NEWS STORY. You know you're a Facebook addict when ... 1. You lose … Continue reading Are You Addicted to Facebook?