What to Say to the Depressed, Doubting, Skeptical, Confused, Angry If you care about people and risk talking to the depressed, the doubting, the skeptical, the confused, and the angry, you will soon run into a person who says to your counsel: I’ve tried that. Whatever you say, they will minimize it and say it doesn’t work. Do not be surprised at this response. Seven Temptations Leaders Face Seven Temptations Leaders Face Perry Noble #1 - Wasting Time - We live in a world where it is easier to waste time than it ever has been before. Comment wars on blogs, tweeting arguments, browsing through random facebook pages and numerous other things can absolutely distract us from what we were put on this planet to do. (BTW…I don’t think the world will EVER be changed because of the comment section on a blog!!!) #2 - Cruise Control - Leadership is exhausting, and so we must constantly battle the desire to just allow things to be the way they are.
Misjon, teologi, menighet 1000 nordmenn til OL 27. januar 2012 by Andreas For tre år siden fikk vi en vill ide. Vi ville seile et vikingskip til OL i England for å takke britene for at de gav oss evangeliet for 1000 år siden. To Believe : About : First Time Here? : I Believe Reasons To Believe is committed to demonstrating that sound reason and scientific research consistently support, rather than erode, confidence in the truth of the Bible and personal faith in Jesus Christ. Learning new reasons to believe can help expand our hearts in worship and empower us to discuss our faith with others both inside and outside the community of believers. Stretching your mind Sharing with others
The Wherewithal of God “Wherewithal shall a young man cleanse his way? by taking heed thereto according to thy word.” – Psalm 119:9 Wherewithal – have you ever used this word? The King James Version is not written in a contemporary style but the words it uses are distinct. Welcome Alltid kristen? « "På sporet av sannhet" Publisert: 31/01/2012 av FIH i Uncategorized Av: Arne Helge Teigen Nå vil jeg skrive noen ord til dem som har vokst opp i et kristent hjem, og ikke kan huske noe annet enn at de hele tiden har vært kristne.
BibleGateway Reading Plans Jesus Comes to Jerusalem as King 28 After Jesus had said this, he went on ahead, going up to Jerusalem. 29 As he approached Bethphage and Bethany at the hill called the Mount of Olives, he sent two of his disciples, saying to them, 30 “Go to the village ahead of you, and as you enter it, you will find a colt tied there, which no one has ever ridden. Untie it and bring it here. 31 If anyone asks you, ‘Why are you untying it?’
The Paradox of the Cross - Resources Jesus said that if we are to truly be His disciples we are to “take up our cross daily and follow Him” (Luke 9:23). But what does that mean? To understand that, we need to understand the meaning of the cross in that time and culture. GSI Uganda Obvious Proof of Gods Existence & Activity - possible? desirable? SUMMARY: God seems to prefer a balance of evidence, with reasons to believe and disbelieve, so a person's heart and will can freely (not coerced by overwhelming evidence) make the decision, and so we can develop a "living by faith" character with a trust in God serving as the foundation for all of our thoughts and actions in daily living. Yes, Evidence is Available But authentic faith is not blind faith; it is not "trying to force yourself to believe what you know is not true." Strong evidence for Christian faith can come from four sources: recorded history, science, and human experience that is first-hand (personal experience) or second-hand (interpersonal experience). A Summary In an effort to avoid misunderstanding, I want to emphasize four points: First, absolute truth does exist, even though we cannot know with absolute certainty what this truth is.
Scriptures to Strengthen Your Faith (For learning to trust Him and give your problems to Him completely!) Scriptures taken from "The Book" ("The Living Bible") 1 Peter 5:7 Let Him have all your worries and cares, for He is always thinking about you and watching everything that concerns you. John 14:27 6 ways to practice the presence of God throughout your day Brother Lawrence was a monk in France during the 1600’s. He was assigned to the monastery kitchen where, amidst the tedious chores of cooking and cleaning at the constant bidding of his superiors, he developed his rule of spirituality and work. Brother Lawrence learned to retreat to a place in his heart where the love of God made every detail of his life of surpassing value. He said: “I began to live as if there were no one save God and me in the world.” Together, God and Brother Lawrence cooked meals, ran errands, scrubbed pots, and endured the scorn of the world.
Our Daily Bread Back in the 1930s, my childhood home was loving and happy, but my parents were often away. On those occasions, the center of warmth in our home was the kitchen and our tiny, joyous housekeeper named Annie. I spent many hours with Annie, sitting at our kitchen table reading books or playing with toys and listening to her sing and hum spirituals and hymns. From her heart sprang a continual flow of wisdom, cheerfulness, and song. One morning, with childish exuberance, I used a racial slur I had heard.