Contributed on Jan 4, 2009
How do you know if you’ve humbled yourself to God... or if you are still dominated by pride and selfishness. Who is big "I" and who is the little "i" in your relationship with God?
One day a woman came home to find her husband in the kitchen, shaking frantically with what looked like a wire running from his waist to the electric coffeepot he had in his hand. It seemed that he was being electrocuted. So - intending to jolt him away from the deadly current - she whacked him ...read more
Contributed on Jan 11, 2009
The disciples argue again about who would be the greatest, but Jesus chose this meal to teach them a powerful lesson. Do you know what it was?
OPEN: Syndicated columnist Deborah Mathis wrote about the time when she was at Union Station in Washington D. C. on a particularly busy day. The first thing she remembers about that experience was the noisy hubbub of sounds. • The public address announcer calling out arrivals and departures. ...read more
Contributed on Jan 18, 2009
The early church sold their lands to help the poor and needy amongst them. Were they setting the pattern for a communist commune? Were they socialists? Or was there something more basic going on here?
OPEN: The past two weeks we’ve been talking about iPods. Ever since Apple Computers began marketing these miniature music machines in 2001 they’ve been a popular item with both adults and kids alike. iPods have been marketed in various shapes and sizes and colors, and there are all kinds of ...read more
Contributed on Jan 25, 2009
The Bible tells us that man has always feared death. But Jesus give us the reason to overcome that fear by offering us resurrection. How can we lay hold of that promise and how does it change our lives?
OPEN: We’ve been talking about iPods the past few weeks, and as we’ve mentioned before iPods are a wondrous playthings, capable of storing and playing thousands of your personal favorite songs at the touch of button. But iPods do not magically perform this service. They need power. Where do iPods ...read more