Archive for August 2008

Quality of Life

August 27, 2008

“I have come that they may have life, and have it abundantly” (John 10:10).
“A person’s life does not consist in the abundance of their possessions” (Luke 12:15).

Recently I came across two resources that have forced me to rethink what it means to share and live the gospel in today’s world. (more…)

Judge Not

August 18, 2008

Since we don’t have any attorneys in our church, I thought I could get away with sharing this great story I read on JR Woodward’s blog: (more…)

Sorry and Sorry

August 14, 2008

Well, I got it wrong — twice. The first time was on Sunday. One of the illustrations I used during my sermon was something I was taught at a school bus defensive driving school several years ago. I learned that the key to keeping a straight line while driving backwards is keeping one’s focus on a point far in the distance rather than on the area around the back of the bus. So far so good. (more…)

Loving Facts

August 12, 2008

You’ve probably noticed (or maybe you haven’t) that it’s been awhile since I’ve written a post. Camp Bellevue, the day camp that BRC conducts with Camp Fowler, filled a lot of the space in the building and in my schedule this past week. The camp went very well, and I feel very grateful for all the folks who made it happen. (more…)

On the Other Hand

August 1, 2008

Ever feel like you don’t have enough information to make the “right” decision? That’s because you don’t have enough information. With most of the important decisions we make in life there are a lot of unknowns — for example, where to go to college, who to marry and when, whether and when to have children, what house to buy, who to vote for, what part of the country to live in. (more…)