There is a well-worn path stretching across every adult's life. It is impossible to grow up without travelling down that path. To retrace our steps, reviewing the sights and sounds that emerge from the time tunnel, often brings the sting of pain and the struggle of confusion. Why? Because the path is usually strewn with piles of litter. That path is the path of childhood. What is true physically is equally true spiritually. How essential is a healthy, happy childhood in the family of God…yet how rare!
|Part 1||April 28, 2016|
|Part 2||April 29, 2016|
|Part 3||May 2, 2016|
One Minute Message
Have you examined your spiritual eyesight lately? Only by facing your blind spots and bringing them to Jesus can you hope to have your vision corrected. Pretending you’re OK will keep you in the dark.
Paws & Tales
Hugh brags that his soapbox derby car is faster than Staci’s and dares her to try it out. Never one to back away from a challenge, Staci takes Hugh’s car for a spin…a spin that turns into disaster at the bottom of Hunker Hill! Now the club must decide whether to seek revenge, or to forgive.
INSIGHTS MAGAZINE CANADA
by Chuck Swindoll
You may not have thought about it before, but Christians have a lot more in common with soldiers than we might think. In what way? For starters, soldiers don’t serve to protect themselves but to guard the interests of their homeland. There is simply no room for ego or grandstanding among soldiers during the heat of battle. What matters is obeying the leader’s commands. I can’t help but think of Paul’s words to his young protege, Timothy: “Suffer hardship with me, as a good soldier of Christ Jesus.Read Full Article >
by Chuck Swindoll
During the reign of Oliver Cromwell, the British government began to run low on silver for coins. Lord Cromwell sent his men on an investigation of the local cathedral to see if they could find any precious metal there. After investigating, they reported:
The only silver we could find is the statues of the saints standing in the corners.
To which the radical soldier and statesman of England replied:Read Full Article >
by Robyn Roste
Have you ever played the telephone game?
How about Chinese whispers, grapevine, gossip, or pass the message?
I'm sure you’ve played some version of it before. The first player whispers something to the second, and the second player whispers it to the third. The last player in the group announces the phrase aloud and everyone has a laugh at how much the message changed from beginning to end.
The telephone game is a great example of communication breakdown, but it represents a larger issue.Read Full Article >
by Insight for Living Canada
“We’re not made to fly through life solo. God has others who are gifted and competent.”
- Charles R. Swindoll
Human depravity leads to every disturbing situation we can imagine. Sinful people think sinful thoughts, which can result in sinful actions. Stalking in particular creates within us an anxiety, making us fearful as we attempt to cope.Read Full Article >
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