Contemplations

How to Pray

Man Praying by Lake
Regardless of our depth of belief, our faith in God’s existence and His ability to answer our prayer, most of us come to God in prayer at those times in life when we have nowhere else to turn. But let’s be honest, it’s hard to find the right words to talk to God and...

God the Multitasker

Life as a Christian requires faith, and sometimes our faith is challenged because we see life through the lens of human experience. We expect miracles from God. Not necessarily the biblical kind, but the simple miracles of intervention in our everyday affairs. Answered prayer. Blessings. A personal touch. But getting our heads around how God could be capable...

The Power of Yummy

I remember the day I found out that I wasn't skinny any more. I was walking down the street with my good friend and colleague Doug, complaining about my knees or breathlessness or something when he remarked, "Well, you're a hefty guy, Steve." A hefty guy? Who's a hefty guy? Me? No way pal. I'm skinny. I didn't...

Our Climb from the Slime

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Let's pretend for a minute that the theory of evolution is a scientifically proven fact. Let's pretend that evolutionary theory is the fruit of scientific method as defined by the Oxford English Dictionary, i.e., "...consisting in systematic observation, measurement, and experiment, and the formulation, testing, and modification of hypotheses."  You know what I mean, actually based on empirical or...

Living the Kingdom of God

Yesterday I shared some thoughts about the Kingdom of God and where we might find it. I concluded that God's Kingdom was established through Jesus Christ, is right here on Earth, and presently co-exists with Satan's Kingdom of the world. I think we'd all agree that by default we're all living in the world, and not so much...

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