There are some things that simply don’t change. One of them is human nature. Without the transformation that only God can bring, we are like the sick dog who isn’t smart enough to break the cycle of eating its own vomit. Read the rest of this entry
A few months back we were marveling at the sudden rise of Tim Tebow as he rose to the demands of salvaging the season for the Broncos. His accomplishment was Read the rest of this entry
“The Justice Department has reversed a longtime view that online poker and lottery wagering are illegal. With the move, states are expected to engage in a high-stakes pursuit of new gambling-related tax revenues. Read the rest of this entry
His parents were so worried about him. No one else in the family had been through this and no one knew how to support them through it. They had done everything “by the book,” they tried every idea that looked promising, and even a few things that were kind of far out. It made no difference. Their son’s fourth birthday had come and gone without him speaking a word. He’d never spoken a word in his entire life, not even baby ones! At first they comforted themselves that he was on his own path and would learn to talk in time but four years was becoming a real stretch. He seemed relatively normal in other ways but he couldn’t speak and showed no interest in reading. It was becoming obvious that their son was not developing normally and folks were beginning to notice. You can only hide something like that for so long. Their despair was rising. Read the rest of this entry
Somewhere along her trail she began to see that people struggle with enormous hurts and those hurts aren’t just from the past – they’re from the present and they continue into the future. Nothing gets better if nothing changes. She became aware of the huge sex industry in Thailand and had the courage to do something about it. She knows she can’t solve the problems on her own but she also knows that nothing will ever improve if everyone sits back and feels helpless. Changing the world is a big task – too big to contemplate. So why bother trying? The reality is too daunting.