Jesus And Forgiveness: The Parable of the Unmerciful Servant
I was thinking about Jesus and forgiveness and the man who went to the King and got his debt forgive (Matt 18:21-35) This man went out and put another man in prison for owing him less even though the second man asked for forgiveness in the same way as the first. When the king who had forgiven the first man found out, he revoked his forgiveness of that debt and sent the original man to prison.
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What To Say Instead of Because I Said So
"Because I said so". Lets face it we have all said it. Sometimes you become so exasperated by the conversation with your child. Other time because it seems the only answer to that endless "Why" Question becomes.
If you are anything like me, when you were a child, you probably told yourself that you would never say those words to your own children. Because you really resented "Because I told you so". Then one day you find yourself standing there in disbelief, Read more [...]
A gorgeous place to picnic in Arizona. Estrella Mountain Regional Park offers beautiful scenery, exciting trails & one of the best picnic areas in the state Read more [...]
What Is Servant Evangelism?
To be involved in servant evangelism you don't have to be an eloquent evangelist to be able to share the gospel. You don't have to be in a mission organization or even in a particular job.
An ordinary person doing your ordinary job is all that is needed; even yoga. You don't even have to share your faith openly and God can and will still use you; just as long as you don't hide it.
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Whether you are actually going to the game or just having a great party at home on game day, the key ingredient to any successful party is the food. Nothing is more welcome at a party than finger foods and these barbecued pulled pork sandwiches are sure to be a hit no matter where the party is. Read more [...]
Here is a strategy that is worth a try if you are sick of your kids bickering in the car. It is some really good advice on how to stop kids fighting. But what they don't say in the article is that if you are going to try it, you have to be strong and consistent. Read more [...]
One of the thoughts about faith I've been having lately is: Could it be that we fear faith because it leads to the truth?
I had a conversation with a lovely lady the other day, who told me with tears in her eyes, how her husband called himself an Atheist but was very happy to consider the alternative. This lady was thrilled that her husband was prepared to do this for her: so why were there the tears? Read more [...]
Cleaning Basket Ideas: How to Clean and Maintaining Your Picnic Basket
When you speak about picnics, you always think about the picnic basket. Picnic baskets are traditional for picnic food. If you’re fond having picnics in a park or a hiking trail with food, you have to make sure you take good care of your basket. That's why you need these cleaning basket ideas.
Spending quality leisure time with family and friends is always a welcome activity. Busy workdays demand for such gatherings to strengthen Read more [...]
I was always a fussy eater as a child. With what my elders described to me, I was concerned meal time would be a nightmare when I became a parent. I just had to work out how to make kids eat.
But it wasn't a nightmare!
Our Solution To How To Make Kids Eat
My wife and I decided that we were never going to force our children to eat. We figured that they would eat when they were hungry. The only stipulation was, if they decided they were not going to eat what was set in front of them, they could Read more [...]
Christian Outreach For Those of us Who Haven't Seen it
The challenge was made before that Christian outreach should be about Living the Gospel by Making It Believable.
But the real challenge is how do we do that?
Well one way is to pay attention to what is going on around us.
This of course only sets up another challenge for those of us who have a very short attention span. Let alone are not very observant at the best of times. But it is realistic and what if we were to pray and ask God Read more [...]