Accurately Putting the Best Construction on All Things
Now that all the final District conventions are done, the various Synod 2.0 positions have been filled, I've taken a bit of a break to consider things. There's lots to write about and given the number and magnitude of the issues that LCC is facing the sooner it comes to grips with them the better.... Continue Reading →
Quote of the Day: Sat Nov 24, 2018
A little reminder to anyone that thinks pushing past bad acts under the carpet and refusing to talk about it means the church can go back to "business as usual"...
Fun Friday: Nov 23, 2018
When we pray it can seem like God takes a long time to respond, and that can be frustrating.
The Foolishness of God and the Wisdom of Man
When the large crowd of the Jews learned that Jesus was there, they came, not only on account of him but also to see Lazarus, whom he had raised from the dead. So the chief priests made plans to put Lazarus to death as well, because on account of him many of the Jews were going away and believing... Continue Reading →
Nonprofits In Denial
Excerpted from an article on Philanthropy.com: Nonprofits, like other organizations, often follow a commonly held view about the best way to handle an attack: If you ignore it, the public will forget and move on. The media thrive on controversy, so don’t discuss it and don’t highlight it in any way and journalists will move... Continue Reading →
Inspirational Friday: Nov 16, 2018
My God hath sent his angel, and hath shut the lions' mouths, that they have not hurt me: forasmuch as before him innocency was found in me; and also before thee, O king, have I done no hurt. Daniel 6:22 https://www.facebook.com/WhileTheDewIsStillOnTheRoses/photos/a.569238179803138/904855352908084/?type=1&theater
CEF/DIL and the ASC: Dec 18 is Coming Soon!
The season of pumpkin spice has passed, our US friends are looking forward to turkey day, and then we'll be inundated with Christmas music and advertising until Christmas Day. In the meantime matters are still proceeding on between the CEF/DIL defendants and the ASC. Since the ASC announced that they would be proceeding with this... Continue Reading →
Inspirational Friday: Nov 9, 2018
Today's "Inspirational Friday" is a two-for.... Jesus Christ is the same yesterday and today and forever. Hebrews 13:8 Ezekiel Is Israel's Watchman The word of the Lord came to me: “Son of man, speak to your people and say to them, If I bring the sword upon a land, and the people of the land take a man from among them,... Continue Reading →
Inspirational Friday: Nov 2, 2018
Something to remember when wondering if you're doing the right thing - God's already prepared all the "good works" He would have us to do ahead of time - all we "need to do" is walk in faith, apply our hand to the task in front of us, and trust Him for the rest.