With our last thoughts on What Destroys Churches we come to what may not only be the most dangerous, but also the easiest for us to fall prey too. If this danger describes us, then we can fall prey to persecution. If this characteristic is ours, we open ourselves up to the manipulation of false … Continue reading What Destroys Churches: Indifference
The following quote appears to be a compilation of things said by a number of people in the late 1700's. Some researches doubt their authenticity even pointing to a businessman making this statement almost word for word in a speech he gave in the 1940's with no reference to any historian. A decade later politicians … Continue reading History Speaks
From the back of the files comes this piece on attendance at worship assemblies. What My Absence Did It made some question the reality of religion. It made some think I was a pretender. It made many think that I regarded my spiritual welfare and that of others as a matter of small concern. It … Continue reading Missing in Action
The dated was January 1, 1929: The Golden Bears of University of California Berkley were playing the Yellow Jackets of Georgia Tech in the ROSE BOWL for the National Title.Roy Reigels of UC Berkley picked up a Georgia Tech fumble and began running it in for a touch down – the wrong way!Reigels own team … Continue reading Second Chances
When I was a teenager, I was reading through a BC Comic book. In one particular strip, Peter and Curls were discussing an upcoming election. Peter asked Curls if he was voting for the Apathy Party or the Lethargic Party. Curls replied, "I don't know, I just don't see any difference any more."Apathy is a … Continue reading Fighting Apathy . . . Maybe.