Some Christians are into local benevolence; others are into world relief. Here's a way to do both! Tomi and Anida Dobrenji won the US Embassy lottery to emigrate from Albania to the US four years ago. Since Albania is the poorest country by far in Europe, this was a wonderful opportunity for the Dobrenji family … Continue reading Global Benevolence
Message #25 in From Faith to Faith on Romans 12:11-21. And, as usual, the screen cast.
I met a homeless man while doing outreach at the park one day. He had agreed to hear the gospel from me and so I began to share. He sat there distracted as I spoke, so I would stop every few minutes to ask for feedback. He didn't seem to have heard anything I was … Continue reading You Only Have One Problem
2012 was the perfect year for our family to go to Disney together. With twelve years between our firstborn and "the baby," Jamie and I had reckoned that there'd be a narrow window when Caleb was still young enough to enjoy it with us and when Lydia would be old enough to remember it. Somehow, … Continue reading Other Side of the Coin
Why do people acquire more than they need? Why do we rob our children of an inheritance, ourselves of time, and God's people of our help by going into debt? What do we hope our cavernous dwellings will give us, but emptiness. What can our toys offer, but distraction? We buy what we don't need … Continue reading Living The Life
Here is message #5 in From Faith to Faith on Romans 2:12-29. It was originally introduced with a clip from Seinfeld which depicts religious differences between Elaine and her boyfriend, David Puddy. "Puddy" as he's known in the show, is religious and believes that Elaine is going to hell. That causes problems until a priest … Continue reading Heart of the Matter