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Fighting Fire With Fire

Abigail Van Buren, best known for her famous “Dear Abby” column, was once the queen of witty advice. On one particular occasion she said something especially thought provoking: “People who fight fire with fire usually end up with ashes.” While it is true firefighters have often used fire to help limit the damage of a…

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God Is In Control

When we are afraid, Remember, God is in control (Isaiah 41:10). When the storms of life pour down on us, Remember, God is in control (James 1:2-4). When Satan prowls, Remember, God is in control (1 Peter 5:8-11). When it seems like temptations are too much to bear, Remember, God is in control (1 Corinthians…

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Are We Who We Say We Are?

“Paul Gustave Doré, a renowned artist, lost his passport while traveling in Europe. When he came to a border crossing, he explained his predicament to one of the guards. Giving his name to the official, Doré hoped he would be recognized and allowed to pass. The guard, however, said that many people attempted to cross…

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Jumping Into The Crocodile Pond

Recently, a woman from Thailand jumped into a pond with hundreds of hungry crocodiles. There is no telling what this lady expected or what she was thinking. Sadly, though unsurprisingly, the crocodiles killed the woman. Some have speculated that this was suicide, but her intentions remain unclear (BangkokPost.com). Sometimes people make the most mindless decisions.…

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Eruption

A few weeks ago Mount Tavurvur erupted. What made this eruption particularly interesting was the initial explosion was captured on video, which is very rare. We all know volcanoes are powerful, but this video gives a front seat experience into just how powerful they are. Pay special attention to blast wave. Mount Tavurvur’s eruption is…

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Blank Christians

A couple was driving down the road when they came upon an unusual sight, a blank sign. Even though they recognized the shape of the sign, they were unsure if they should continue. Was there danger ahead? What kind of danger? Was it safe to continue? There were way too many unanswered questions. It left…