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We need to understand that our world is a fast changing world.


Change is not necessary bad - if fact change is normal - Change is really a sign of life. Do you know, what the medical definition of death is? a body that does not change...


During my sermon your body is going to change - about ½ million cells in your body are going to die and be replaced with a half a million new cells during my message.


Our skin replaces itself every month... Did you know that 70-80% of the dust in your house is dead skin that has flaked off.


Your stomach lining undergoes a complete change every 5 days; your liver every 6 weeks; your skeleton every 3 months.... your whole body every 5 years for men & 7 for women.... So you see, change is natural - to not change is to die....


But understand that our world today is in a warp drive kind of change...


Did you know that the digital watch you have on your wrist contains more computing power than existed in the entire world in 1961.


Your car? It has more computation power to get down the street than all the computers combined in the Apollo 11 space craft that carried Neal Armstrong to the moon.


And the pager they give you at Outback. Listen; we are now living in a world where it is cheaper, faster and safer to a send a signal over 20,000 miles to a satellite and back again than it is to walk the 20 feet to tell you that your table is ready...


We live in a fast changing world...


It has been estimated that more information has been generated in the last 30 years than in the previous 5,000 years. The average consumer will see or hear 1 million marketing messages in a year - that’s 3,000 per day...


Have your kids ever ask you, “Hey dad tell me what it was like in the olden days when you had to walk across the room to change the TV channel...”


Not long ago people cooked on wood stoves... And when grandma said, “Log On” she meant make the wood stove hotter.” And when she said :download” she meant, “You boys go down & get the firewood off the pick up...


When I was born the United Nations had about 60 member nations. There are now 185 nation states in the world, over a 100 of which did not exist when I was born.


When I was born, a “crack salesman” meant someone was really good at what he did.


When I was born weather forecasting was a joke - well some things never change.


I think you get my point - we live in a changing world.


Now for Point #2 about our world; not only do we live in a changing world;


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