“All these things Jesus said to the crowds in parables; indeed, he said nothing to them without a parable.” Matthew 13:34 Some things in the bible sure make me scratch my head. There were times, in fact, when I was sure that my bible must have been misprinted. Today, we shall dive into one of … Continue reading 2019-05-24 Speaking of Riddles….
My old boss often referred to the 80/20 Principle. This is an explanation of commonly-observed occurrences in business and other areas of life. For example, one might observe that 20% of a business’ customers produce 80% of the company’s profits. It’s uncanny how often one finds this principle to be true when one starts looking … Continue reading 2019-05-23 The 80/20 Principle
“Be not like a horse or a mule, without understanding, which must be curbed with bit and bridle, or it will not stay near you.” Psalm 32:9 We’re striking some chords here. I’m getting reports of these conversations being discussed among church elders and lead pastors as positive motivators to change. I’m sure there are … Continue reading 2019-05-22 Wait! What? I’m Accountable?
Continuing on… I’m not alone in my observations about the church. I have a network of friends that feel the same way. They are all very active in evangelism and discipleship; many in para-church organizations. What attracts me to these is the passion that the people have for sharing the gospel. They are convinced that … Continue reading 2019-05-20 Going Somewhere With This, Buddy?
Continuing on… So, I left my church, but I was perplexed as where to go from there. There are all sorts of nice churches. I know because I have been to lots of them. However, I couldn’t shake the idea that I wouldn’t find what I was looking for. I had to really dig deep … Continue reading 2019-05-17 He Who Has An Ear…
“not neglecting to meet together, as it is the habit of some, but encouraging one another, and all the more as you see the Day drawing near.” Hebrews 10:25 I’m going to be writing about a topic that I have been thinking about a lot. I have been, indirectly, but it’s time to start being … Continue reading 2019-05-16 Change Is In The Wind.
“And he said to them, ‘Take nothing for your journey, no staff, nor bag, nor bread, nor money; and do not wear two tunics.’” Luke 9:3 A friend of mine writes a blog. Today he wrote about his insincerity on Sunday mornings, about how his mind wanders. Here’s the link: https://wp.me/p7DJHS-1kX I have the same … Continue reading 2019-05-15 Stripping Off Gear