This past spring I took a short trip to Atlanta to visit the Aquarium. I wanted to see the huge game-fish on “display.” Ever since meeting Terry Maas, the world champion spear-fisherman who landed a 400 pound tuna, I’ve always had the dream of catching a large tuna while spearfishing. But given the fact I’ve never been out far enough or deep enough, I’ll just have to settle for other spear-fisherman stories, and watching them sw
I heard recently that according to surveys, a “regular” church goer in the USA is a person who attends church at least once a month. That’s not much spiritual nourishment with fellow family members. If a person were to, say, eat once of month, we would say that person has an eating disorder. God help us. Jesus died on a cross, exhausting every last breath for us, and we in turn, admire Him, as a spectator in the bleachers…or occasional
“Guess what,” my little friend said. “What?” I answered. “My dog’s gonna be dressed up as a hot dog on Halloween… and I’m gonna be a hot dog salesperson.” We sat and talked a little more, about candy, and costumes, and masks and such. I left, thinking to myself, “Since when do stores sell costumes for pets?” I decided to Google this pet costume stuff. Wow! I had no idea folks. In 2 minutes I saw costumes and masks for every
“People are like stained-glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in, their true In the beauty of our sanctuary at church you’ll find stunning windows of stained glass, telling the greatest story ever told. Jesus came to bring life to mankind through His sacrificial life death and resurrection. Interestingly, inside and outside those windows you find what we might call…stained people.
There was an ad in the newspaper that read: “Hope chest: Brand new, half price, long story.” Hope is a funny thing. Charles Revson, the founder of the Revlon cosmetics company, once commented that what they really sold was hope. There’s hope in gyms and drug labs, dating sites and churches. It’s sold on Craigslist in everything from engagement rings and treadmills, to already too small new clothes, and brand new DVD sets of