"We ought to endeavor to live in peace with those who are of different opinions from us. 'Tis a most unreasonable thing to take the liberty of contending with men because they cannot see with our eyes. If this were granted, we would be at war with the greatest part of the world. 'Tis as … Continue reading Quote of Note #11 — Dealing with People Who Disagree with Us
"Several years ago an experienced cotton-mill manager said to me, 'Your greatest danger is letting the urgent things crowd out the important.'" Charles Hummel, Tyranny of the Urgent. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 1967, p. 4.
Sermon Audio of "Death Defeated, Part 2: A New Creation" (see link to audio below) Our bodies die. And with that physical death come all sorts of loss and tearing of relationship. Physical death is a powerful reality that all human beings have to come to terms with. In this sermon, I explore what the … Continue reading Sermon #65 — Death Defeated, Part 2: A New Creation
"There are some things we can do without, and one of these is wealth. However, there are some things we cannot do without, such as a clean conscience and a useful life, and, if we must choose between money and these, we forego the money. . . . [M]oney is not an end in itself … Continue reading Quotes of Note #9 On Money & Wealth
Deuteronomy 22:6-7 [ESV] “If you come across a bird's nest in any tree or on the ground, with young ones or eggs and the mother sitting on the young or on the eggs, you shall not take the mother with the young. You shall let the mother go, but the young you may take for yourself, that it … Continue reading Bible Note #20 — Deuteronomy 22:6-7 and Cruelty to the Vulnerable and Weak
Loving Each Other in Words The sad truth is that not all churches are places where people treat each other well. Some churches can become notorious for the way their people are prone to fight and mistreat each other. Jesus said, “By this all people will know that you are my disciples, if you love … Continue reading Pastor Note #71: Loving Each Other in Words