Category: Ponderings

Invisible Children’s Real Achievement: There May Never Be Another Rwanda

[Title from Forbes article] If you’ve been under a rock and haven’t seen or heard of #KONY2012, here’s a link. It’s a VERY powerful display of the power of social media. The video has been viewed millions of times in the past few days, when the original goal was only 500,000 views in the year 2012. …

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Micah 6:8 – Freedom Fighter words

I don’t think anything moves the heart of the freedom fighter into knowing they are following God more than the words of Micah.
Do Justice.
Love Mercy.
Walk humbly with God.
So simple, yet so desperately needed in our broken and unjust world.

“Little Ease”

In his book, Telling Secrets, Fredrick Buechner describes a white tower with two rooms. The first is a chapel on the second floor. It is a place of peace and respite — a silent and still place where one can breathe. The other room he calls, the Little Ease. The Little Ease is underneath the …

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Feb 12 – Abraham Lincoln and Charles Darwin

[from] Abraham Lincoln and Charles Darwin were born on the exact same day, FEBRUARY 12, 1809, but their lives had opposite effects. Lincoln is best known for freeing millions of slaves by issuing the Emancipation Proclamation, claiming all men are created equal. Darwin’s theory of evolution claims men are not equal as some are more …

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“My Hope Is In You” lyrics – Third Day

To you, O Lord, I lift my soul
In you, O God, I place my trust
Do not let me be put to shame
Nor let my enemies triumph over me
My hope is in you

Confusion about people and things!

what is freedom? (Piper at Passion 2012)

John 8:32, “You will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.”

There are at least four kinds of freedom. And each one adds a crucial dimension of freedom to the last until we get to the full Christian freedom — “free indeed.”

It’s about time!

time, chronos, kairos, priorities

Is your worship wonky?

Ascribe to the LORD the glory due his name; bring an offering, and come into his courts!
Worship the LORD in the splendor of holiness;

Happy Birthday to my church – Shades Mountain Baptist!!!

We are 100 years old today!