I’m sure the neighbors of this church are as turned off by this stupid church sign as its members are.
A Georgia judge ruled yesterday that a 103 year-old woman and her 83 year-old daughter were to be evicted from their home because it foreclosed, so he sent the sheriff department out to do it. But, the sheriff department couldn’t do it, and neither could the movers. So they left. And after receiving pressure from [...]
I will admit that I have watched a couple of episodes of “Hoarders” on A&E. I’m fascinated by how incredibly bizarre the lives are of those who hoard. Their houses are packed from top to bottom with things that they just can’t find the willpower to part with. They hoard and stash valuable things all [...]
I remember the day Michelle and I replaced our 13-inch television with a 25-inch model. We were in awe and sat in wonder as we watched our favorite TV shows on the “big screen.” After about 8 years, we then upgraded to a 32-inch massively large TV screen. And then in our 15th year of [...]
I ran across some interesting information on-line this morning, and I thought I’d share some of it with you. The non-profit Charity Navigator web site tracks expenses via charities’ disclosure statements to the IRS to provide donors with an assessment of how well charities run themselves. A few Christian charities made their top 20 list [...]
Here are some of the highlights from my sermon this past Sunday. I’m posting this for those who were not in attendance so that you will understand the context for the following challenge that the elders made to the congregation: CHALLENGE: In response to this Sunday’s sermon on generosity, the elders have issued a churchwide [...]
I drove by a church today here in Albuquerque that is selling fireworks out of a huge tent in their parking lot. When I came back to my office, I read a story about a church in Louisiana that does this too. Interesting. Here’s the story: The House of Prayer First United Pentecostal Church in [...]