In 1492, Christopher Columbus discovered America, which has become the most powerful and influential nation in the world. In 1955, Dr. Jonas Salk discovered the cure for polio, which has saved countless lives. In 1958, Jack Kilby, working in a lab at Texas Instruments discovered the first micro-chip, which paved the way for nano-technology and personal computers. Discovery is about finding something you didn’t even know existed. All of us make discoveries throughout our lives. In our relationship with God, the first step for all of us is the same – Discovery! What will you discover in the coming weeks about joining God where He is already working – about getting in the flow? Momentum begins when we Discover where God is at work, and we join Him there.
How do you see God? Nothing in all your life will impact your life more than how you see God. We tend to think of God as good and powerful, but no matter how great our view of God is, we tend to reduce Him to something we can see in measurable and controllable terms. What we truly need to see is God as He has revealed Himself to us. God shows us Himself in Christ, in crisis, and even in creation. Continue reading
A river is easier to channel than to stop. Momentum is the sense that things are changing for the better, things are moving in a positive direction, we are picking up steam, gaining ground, making progress, moving forward. Continue reading
Today we visited Mt. Carmel. On this mountain top God showed his power and that same power resides in us through the Holy Spirit.
We also went on a night voyage onto the Sea of Galilee with Continue reading
I just finished reading an intriguing book by Swiss author, Hans Rowling, called Factfulness: Ten Reasons We’re Wrong about the World — and Why Things are Better Than You Think. The thesis the author proves in numerous analysis reminds me of a basic lesson I learned in my Hermeneutics classes. We can’t help but to see life through the lenses we have on. Continue reading
Memorial Day welcomes reflection. Some Americans believe this is one of the worst years we’ve ever experienced (racial division, political infighting, low moral virtues, religious persecution, climate concerns, etc.). While others believe the tide is right for exceptional prosperity and happiness (growing economy, plethora of religious choices, growing diversity, technological and medical advances – to name a few).
While I do not know the future, I do see potential pot holes Continue reading
I’ve never seen anything like it.
“Jesus is my best friend now.”
“This decision is going to change everything in my life now.”
“I only wish I would have gotten saved a long time ago.” Continue reading