Contributed on Jan 10, 2010
Whose tower is it that is being built? Who’s war is being waged? The answer to these questions can make all the difference in how we view our relationship with Christ.
OPEN: A man had heart bypass surgery. As he was recovering, his doctor prescribed an exercise program and it was emphasized that the patient had to do this program "religiously." A few days later, the man returned to his doctor, and the doctor asked if he have been exercising. The patient ...read more
Contributed on Jan 25, 2010
How hard is it to throw seed on the ground? What does this parable say to us about what Jesus wants from us in witnessing?
OPEN: One of the most beloved of American artists was Norman Rockwell. But, though many of the common folk loved and cherished his paintings, many other artists did not, deriding him as nothing more than a common illustrator. Rockwell once explained the difference between his style of painting ...read more
Contributed on Jan 31, 2010
Uses a powerful illustration of a bell rope to drive home how we can forgive people who've sinned against us.
OPEN: I get a daily devotion from a website called “heartlight.org” Back in August, I read the following story by Patrick Odum. Apparently, in New Hampshire, a man named Josh Muszynski stopped at a gas station and bought a pack of cigarettes with his debit card. A few hours later he ...read more