Points to Ponder

The Fruit of the Spirit During Times of Crisis

Photos by Jason B. In times of comfort and prosperity, everyone wears a mask. It’s called the “mask of civility,” and it is a polite, controlled covering of whatever lies underneath. During times of crisis, however, the masks come off to reveal people’s true natures, whatever they may be. Recent reports from both the news… Continue reading The Fruit of the Spirit During Times of Crisis

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The Judgement of God is Like a Merry-Go-Round

If you were a child before the 1990’s or 2000’s, you probably remember merry-go-rounds. They were fast, and they were fun. They were also, apparently, lawsuit magnets for the many injuries sustained when centrifugal force met gravity. There are very few merry-go-rounds left in modern parks, but as I was pondering the latest warning from… Continue reading The Judgement of God is Like a Merry-Go-Round

Analogies, Points to Ponder

3 Reasons We Can’t Stop Trying to Save The Lost

Image by succo from Pixabay  Evangelizing the lost can be discouraging. The sheer number of people who are walking around without Jesus is immense. It reminds me of the parable of the starfish in which thousands of starfish wash up onto the shore after a storm and lay dying in the hot sun. But saving the lost isn’t… Continue reading 3 Reasons We Can’t Stop Trying to Save The Lost

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Christian Deception & Monopoly “House Rules”

Image by J. Howell from Pixabay There probably aren’t too many American adults who have never played the game Monopoly. In fact, people from all over the world have experienced hours of fun (and in some cases friction) rolling dice, buying properties, and generally trying to bankrupt their closest friends and family members. But if you have ever… Continue reading Christian Deception & Monopoly “House Rules”