Early in November many churches around the country observe the International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church. Hebrews 13.3 says, “Remember those who are in prison, as though in prison with them, and those who are mistreated, since you are also in the body.” The verse speaks of early Christians who were in prison […]
Cities have spiritual temperatures. So suggests a recent joint study from the Barna Group and the American Bible Society which ranked 100 cities on their “Bible mindedness.” http://cities.barna.org/americas-most-bible-minded-cities-2014/ Now let’s back up. We know from the Bible that cities have spiritual temperatures. Babylon was a city-state in Mesopotamia which destroyed Jerusalem. It came to personify […]
The new year is upon us and it is time again to think ahead and anticipate. What will the year hold? At the end of each year I like to look down the road and be somewhat ready for what we will be thinking about and dealing with. My lists are by no means comprehensive. […]
Last week Starbucks announced the start of its holiday season. Their slogan this year is “Create wonder, share joy.” They boast of “joy in a cup.” Humm….reallyl? I know they have a palate of new tastes for the season. And I really like Starbucks. But caffeinated wonder and joy? It reminded me of that book […]
Last week there was a big media buzz in response to what Pope Francis said in his first “apostolic exhortation” entitled Evangelli Gaudium. The 50,000 word document was highlighted more for what it said about economics than anything else, and it caused a storm. On the one hand, Rush Limbaugh blasted the pope’s statement as […]
Below are 4 new episodes of the TAKE 5 series on the subject of Celebrating Teachers, which airs weekdays on WTLN 950 AM Radio at 6:55 am & 5:55 pm. For more information visit rts.edu/takefive.
Below are 5 new episodes of the TAKE 5 series, which airs weekdays on WTLN 950 AM Radio at 6:55 am & 5:55 pm. For more information visit rts.edu/takefive.