Junk Thoughts Similar to junk food-tasty and fun but of little value and ultimately damaging-are the secular messages sent to our brains en masse every day. Take, for example, the message offered by a recent television ad campaign: "Success is…
Reading 1      ACTS 1:12-14 After Jesus had been taken up to heaven the apostlesreturned to Jerusalemfrom the mount called Olivet, which is near Jerusalem,a sabbath day’s journey away. When they entered the citythey went to the upper room…
ASK! ASK! ASK! Have you ever tried to untangle cables that have gotten entwined with each other? It is easier to do that than to unscramble the things that Jesus says. But, then, unscrambling the things that Jesus says is…
1) Opening prayerLord God, merciful Father,it is hard for us to accept pain,for we know that You have made usfor happiness and joy.When suffering challenges uswith a provocative "why me?"help us to discover the depthof our inner freedom and loveand…
Is Our Secular Wisdom Foolishness? "Wisdom" may best describe our present scientific and cultural plateau, yet spiritually we are foolish indeed. Many men, seen as wise in the eyes of the world, are fools in the eyes of our God.…
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