When Life Slaps You With An Octopus

Ah yes, life’s unexpected surprises. Just when you feel like you’ve just about seen it all, life pops up and slaps you in the face with an octopus. Or at least, that’s what happened to one particular kayaker from New Zealand. He and some friends were on the water watching some playful seals darting around…

Watch Out!

Watch what peaks your interest; it becomes your desire (2 Samuel 11:2-3). So be interested in the things that please Christ (Philippians 2:21).   Watch your desires; they become your lusts (2 Samuel 11:2-3). So desire the heavenly things (Matthew 6:19-21).   Watch your lusts; they become your thoughts (Matthew 5:28). So only desire what…

The Church’s Future

Over and over again we hear disheartening statistics about our youth. We are told they are falling like flies. We hear about questionable parenting, ineffective youth programs, and the pressures of society as the causes of the teens’ unbelief after high school. It seems like we are often fed a bunch of negativity and pessimism.…