Last Sunday, I spoke on the book of Jonah. It’s a familiar story, but like some of our favorite movies, it’s worth going back to on a regular basis. One of the primary elements of the story of Jonah is the unwillingness of Jonah to pursue the mission God had given him. Those of us [...]
Yesterday, I began part one of this post by addressing the Constitution and Health Care. I don’t want to go back and rehash all of that, you can reread it for yourself. However, I want to use the ideas from yesterday as a parallel to what I believe is an even greater challenge facing us. [...]
Yesterday evening, someone in our church (Second Chance Church) twittered that they were having a difficult time hearing God’s voice in a particular matter and that concerned them. ?My response was that at times, it’s not our “hearing” that is impaired. ?There are times that God is intentionally “hard to get” because there is something [...]
It looks like Pixar can do no wrong. This animated movie is worlds apart from their previous offerings. WALL.E is set in a bleak future earth where everyone has left and is now living in space because of the accumulation of trash. So the backdrop for this movie is not exactly fun and games. Add to that the fact that there is very little dialogue and it is somewhat stunning that this movie is so well received by every age group. That’s not to say that it shouldn’t be. It is amazing how the very human emotions of joy, loneliness and love can be so clearly communicated by animated robots.
I watched in utter disbelief this evening as I watched the news report that the California Supreme Court has overturned the definition of marriage as the union of a man and a woman, and in so doing, decided that they know better than several thousand years of history and 4.6 million Californians, not to mention [...]