'God' tagged posts

Lessons on Death from Jesus

I went to the doctor today for my usual checkup. It is interesting as one gets older how the body changes and more limitations are discovered. There are more aches and pains and mortality becomes more of a reality than in the past. Now to alleviate anyone’s curiosity, my visit to the doctor was good. That…

Having a Growing Faith

In my lifetime, I have had periods where my faith seemed at a standstill. It was in those times where the things like the concerns of life or of not seeing God at work led me to take Him for granted. My faith became lacking and inadequate. At one point I was not working for…

What if Jesus Never Came…

It is interesting to look at our world and how much it has changed in the last half century. Think about what was acceptable when you were growing up compared to today. Think about things like technology and the advent of the internet and social media… Think about things like cell phones and communication in…

To Give or Receive… that is the Question.

I was thinking a lot yesterday afternoon about church. Questions about “Why we gather?” and “What is our role in the world?” started flooding my mind. I guess my view of the church and the church service is evolving… Yesterday, hundreds of millions of Christians around the world gathered together to worship Jesus. Each gathering,…

Rediscovering God’s Love

I can remember many years ago taking a seminar on working with youth. The speaker shared about his experience working with teenagers and made some profound observations. He described a group of youth using three categories: honest pagans – those searching for truth; committed Christians – those committed to learning more about their faith; and…