How do we “destroy the works of the devil”? The unheralded power of love and holiness

Hmmm… I don’t know how many times I’ve read 1 John, but a phrase jumped out at me from 1 John 3:

7 Dear children, do not let anyone lead you astray. The one who does what is right is righteous, just as he is righteous. 8The one who does what is sinful is of […]

If the world was a village of merely 1,000 people…

I got this off our friend, Guy Muse’s blog. I enjoy reading his stuff and especially found this enlightening. It’s quite fascinating in a flattened, globalized world to ponder the distribution of peoples, languages, religions and especially resources.

I am most surprised by the number of Asians to Africans and Latin-Americans. I thought it would […]

Two nice pickups from f@ceb00k

Got this from Dean Cross:

Much of modern Christian enterprise is ‘Ishmael.’ Born not of God, but of an inordinate desire to do God’s will in our own way – the one thing our Lord never did.” ~ Oswald Chambers

This really rang true when I read it. Lord, keep me from striving and […]

Protected: Prayer Update – 12/17/10 – lessons learned from our first 11 months here

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The Gran T0rin0 and Spiritual Parenting

Just watched the above Clint Eastwood movie over Thanksgiving and LOVED it! Despite the racist comments used liberally by Eastwood’s character, I immensely enjoyed the acting, the sense of humor and the palpable honor in Walter Kowalski, the likable and atypical redemptive figure of the story. But what probably drew me in the most was […]