Sometimes pictures help us understand a difficult concept. There is an American idiom “a picture is worth a thousand words.” This phrase was coined in the early 20th century by newspaper editors suggesting that advertising with pictures would convey more than just words. It actually isn’t a Chinese proverb or some Confucius saying. (A point … Continue reading The Giant Baby
1 Cor 1:23 but we preach Christ crucified, a stumbling block to Jews and folly to Gentiles (ESV) Why do you suppose Paul calls Jesus on a cross a stumbling block and folly? In religious circles, of human effort and fallen Adam wisdom, it is often explained as "His morality is impossible for us to live … Continue reading Why a Stumbling Block?
"The longer I live, the more I realize the impact of attitude on life. Attitude, to me, is more important than facts. It is more important than the past, the education, the money, than circumstances, than failure, than successes, than what other people think or say or do. It is more important than appearance, giftedness or … Continue reading Where are my demons!?!?
Have you ever been called in to see your boss? Maybe when you were little you got called into the principle's office? Can you hear your mom calling you from the other side of the house? Yep that is your dad yelling "come here Jimmy." Or maybe it isn't a "superior" but a "peer" who … Continue reading A better story
Have you ever been late to a party or something you had been looking forward to? You know the scene. You leave early so you can get a good parking spot. You hit every light perfectly and your mind is racing with anticipation. Then you turn the corner and "what?" There are cars parked everywhere. … Continue reading Where is my Hell!?!?