Children who have worked hard at play all day tend to get into less trouble, eat their food without complaining, and then sleep really well.
be encouraged. God’s Spirit is alive and active and vital, and life-giving here in the Presbyterian Church.
At the heart of this spiritual practice we must be prepared to pause every so often, take a deep refreshing breath of attention, and then simply respond to God’s goodness with a smile, or a prayer, or a fist-pump, or maybe even a small dance of joy.
Darkness works by sucking more darkness, bitterness, hate, vitriol, evil, animus, revenge, hostility, venom, rancor etc. into the black hole of malignancy. But we do not, we cannot, we will not defeat evil by responding to it in kind. The only effective intervention to end darkness is light. The only way to overcome fear is through love. The only way to effect positive change is via positive means.
This weekend marks 35 years since Rebekah knelt at the front of Trinity Presbyterian Church in Pensacola, where a great
The thief’s purpose is to steal and kill and destroy. My purpose is to give them a rich and satisfying
What I found remarkable was the consistency of the high level of play. These guys are not unusual physical anomalies, they simply apply a singular level of practiced competency, utilizing every ounce of talent, strength, concentration, and determination to every shot.
What, then, shall we say in response to these things? If God is for us, who can be against us?
This morning I’m simply sharing six snapshots (say that six times, fast!) from the past few days. # 1: First