In 2001, Georgia Tech head coach, George O'Leary, left the Yellow Jackets to take over as head coach for the Fighting Irish of Notre Dame. A few days after he was hired, inaccuracies were discovered in his resume'. The resume stated that O'Leary had earned three letters in football at the University of New Hampshire. … Continue reading George O’Leary, Johannes Haushofer, and Resume Righteousness
Everything changed with the release of the iPhone. This wasn’t just an improved phone, but something entirely new. It was outfitted with a camera. You could send and receive email, surf the web, check the weather, pay bills and play music. It became a tool for video conferencing, watching movies, reading books and participating in … Continue reading Better Than Improved
This is message #9 in the Creekstone sermon series in James, The Gospel for Real Life. Listen: An episode of the NPR radio program This American Life follows several people currently living what they call “Plan B.” As part of the show, host Ira Glass asked a room of hundred people to think back to the beginning … Continue reading Unconditional Surrender: The Key to Freedom, Peace, and Joy
The 1982 movie, Annie, was originally a musical set in 1933 during the Great Depression at the Hudson Street Orphanage in New York City. Miss Hannigan is the oppressive caretaker of the orphans. One day, Grace Farrell, secretary to the billionaire philanthropist, Oliver Warbucks, comes by to pick up one of the children who will … Continue reading 5 Ways Spiritual Adoption Can Change Your Life… Starting Today
“Godly sorrow brings repentance that leads to salvation and leaves no regret, but worldly sorrow leads to death.” 2 Corinthians 7:10 Father of grace, I pray that the sadness in my heart would be godly rather than worldly sorrow. That I would be broken over seeking my joy and life in other things beside yourself. … Continue reading Godly Sorrow
"The steadfast love of the Lord never ceases; his mercies never come to an end; they are new every morning; great is your faithfulness. The LORD is my portion, says my soul. Therefore I will hope in him.” Lamentations 3:22-24 My merciful Father, even in the midst of tragedy and heartbreak, Jeremiah was able to … Continue reading New Mercies
1 Thes. 4:13-18; 5:1-11 13Brothers, we do not want you to be uninformed about those who sleep in death, so that you do not grieve like the rest of mankind, who have no hope. 14For we believe that Jesus died and rose again, and so we believe that God will bring with Jesus those who have … Continue reading How Will History End?