Like other preachers, writers and bloggers, we have at times addressed the problems of social media, including platforms like facebook.
Too often social media is abused and misused by wasting time surfing through its endless posts. Or engaging in heated arguments, hurling unkind and ugly retorts. Posting immodest pictures. Or just being trivial and frivolous.
However, there is a good side to social media. The Gospel of Christ can be preached. Encouragement offered. Prayers requested. Brethren connected around the world. Bible study material shared. And important thoughts posted that ennoble and inspire us. Continue reading
“The ultimate expression of life is not a paycheck. The ultimate expression of life is not a Mercedes. The ultimate expression of life is not a million dollars or a bank account or a home,” recently wrote Jim Rohn in a blog post. “The ultimate expression of life is living a good life.”
“But,” you ask, “What is a good life?” Continue reading
School is resuming in Kansas City this week, as well as in many parts of the country. I’m reminded of this cute story shared by Scott Mareten about his Pre-school son who was learning the alphabet
Scott says it was a crisp Minnesota fall afternoon, when his four-year-old son was helping him rake leaves in the front yard of their farmhouse. He glanced up just in time to see a flock of geese flying over and pointed out how they flew in a perfect formation shaped like a “V”. Continue reading