Stories

Is Doubt The Opposite of Faith?

IS DOUBT THE OPPOSITE OF FAITH? Real people of faith have real doubts. Maybe you’ve been led to believe that just isn’t so. All too often churches are assumed to be fortresses of unassailable certainty – places where spiritually mature people no longer have serious questions about God’s existence,...

The 10 Most Important Things Are

THE 10 MOST IMPORTANT THINGS ARE… LOVE The Special Feeling That Makes You Feel All Warm And Wonderful. RESPECT Treating Others As Well As You Would Like To Be Treated. APPRECIATION To Be Grateful For All The Good Things Life Has To Offer. HAPPINESS The Full Enjoyment Of Each...

This Is Our Treasure

THIS IS OUR TREASURE Beirut, Lebanon, was once considered one of the most beautiful cities in the world.  It was known as the Paris of the Middle East. All that changed during the Lebanese civil war of the 1970s.  Beirut was devastated.  Citizens fled the city as fast as...

Drink, Steal, Swear and Lie

DRINK, STEAL, SWEAR & LIE (Not what you think, so read on)! (FOUR RULES TO LIVE BY) I met this guy while I was in Albuquerque and he has a motto he lives by everyday. He said listen carefully and live by these 4 rules: Drink, Steal, Swear, &...

Follow the Guide

FOLLOW THE GUIDE It’s easy to get lost in the endless rain forests of the Amazon basin. Author Ben Patterson reports an experience that is common for visiting Westerners. They will approach local villagers and ask for directions to a place they want to go. “I have a compass,...