The Great Attributes of God

In 1715, King Louis XIV of France died after a 72 year reign. He had called himself “the Great,” and was the monarch who made the famous statement, “I am the state!” His court was the most magnificent in Europe and his funeral was equally spectacular. As his body lay in state in a golden…

The Fittest States In The Nation

It’s always interesting to see where our states rank when it comes to being either fit or obese. The newest report came out about our nation’s fitness, and here are some of the results (Yahoo). Most Obese States: Arkansas (35.9% obese). West Virginia (35.7% obese). Mississippi (35.5% obese). Louisiana (34.9% obese). Alabama (33.5% obese). Fittest…

It’s Good To Be Here

We may not be led up to a mountain with Jesus. We may not have the Lord transfigured before us. We may not have Moses and Elijah appear in front of our very eyes. There are very few similarities to that very unique and special occasion, and yet at the 2015 Lectureship we can still…

Callous

There is an old adage, “If you live in a graveyard too long, you will stop crying when someone dies.” The idea behind this saying is less about someone literally living in a graveyard and more about how we can become desensitized. This is why funeral directors don’t typically become emotional during memorial services. Death…

The World Selfie Record

You may not have even realized this record existed. Until today, neither did I. Apparently there is a record for the most selfies taken in one hour, which is held by Arizona Cardinals Patrick Peterson at 1,449. There is a guy who plans to shatter this record, Bhanu Prakash, and he is taking this very…

Security Breach

This should have been the most basic of common sense thoughts. This should have been known as the most fundamental rule of online security. Sadly, one man decided to post all of his passwords online. He was trying to prove that all this online security stuff is overrated and overhyped. So, he posted the passwords…