This article by Susan Pinker originally appeared in The Wall Street Journal (5-25-17). Not an indictment or judgment. Just food for thought. Food that might help with your happiness quotient. Does spending too much time on social media make us unhappy? A rigorous study published in the American Journal of Epidemiology suggests that it does. Researchers found that the more people … Continue reading Does Social Media Makes Us Unhappy?
Hunger is the world's number 1 health risk, killing more people every year than AIDS, malaria, and tuberculosis combined. Some 925 million people do not have enough to eat. Ninety-eight percent of them live in the developing world. One in seven people in the world will go to bed hungry tonight. There are more hungry … Continue reading 10 Surprising Statistics About World Hunger
This is a studio recorded message of last Sunday's sermon which experienced a recording glitch during the service. But alas, there is still meat on the bone here for you. This message explores how a Christian should live as a dual citizen of God's kingdom and "the city of man." Do we complain, protest, view … Continue reading When the Dust Clears (Romans 13:1-8)
As our culture tremors and quakes, how can we cope with the rubble around us, not to mention the rubble within us? How can we cope with living in such a badly broken world that is filled with suffering, tears and pain? That is the question that Psalm 46 addresses. Listen to the message: On … Continue reading Coping with Life in a Broken World – Psalm 46
On March 25 of 1976, I was knocked off of a stool in my grandmother’s kitchen while we were baking cookies. Only later did we discover that it was a major tremor from the New Madrid fault line that travels down the Mississippi River from St. Louis to just south of Memphis. That tremor registered … Continue reading In Light of Recent Tragic Events
This is message #6 is our sermon series, The Faith-FULL Life. Notes: I have a concern for my children. That concern is that they be prepared to navigate life as disciples of Jesus in a post-Christian culture where their voice will increasingly be the minority. I don’t want them to be shocked, nor do I … Continue reading “Facing the Furnace” – Daniel 3