A few weeks ago, the pastor from our sending church, Lake Forest, made a statement about “Prismatically Encapsulate”. It sounds beautiful but what does it mean? We weren’t the only ones that asked that question and Mike on his blog said that: ‘prismatically encapsulate’ is a brilliant post-modern linguistic syllogism for the orthodox Christian doctrine […]
Can you imagine having such a faith that forgives someone AS they are doing something to you? Check out this 92 year old lady who talked about forgiveness to the man who was mugging her. Gotta love this lady!
I read many blogs from around the blogsphere. Reading blogs allows you to see things from other’s perspectives. It was interesting the other day when I read Cobb’s Seven Rules of Love. Now, Cobb comes from a different perspective than myself and his intention was probably different than the way I interpreted it but I […]
By Dr. Michael A. Halleen “Faith is being sure of what we hope for and certain of what we do not see.” (Hebrews 11:1) Clarence Roddy was an old-time Baptist minister from Maine who taught preaching at Fuller Seminary when I was an undergraduate there 40 years ago. The notes I took in his classes […]
The other day I was driving to German class when traffic caused me to stop. I was stopped a little bit longer than I had expected when all of the sudden I realized that there was a man at my window speaking rather loudly at me. I quickly determined that he was upset because I […]
There’s a story out there about how one time Albert Einstein, the well known Physicists, when he got onto a train going from Princeton, NJ to Boston. Soon after he got on the train, he began searching for his ticket. When the conductor arrived at Einstein’s seat the conductor said, “Mr. Einstein, I, and everyone […]
“‘Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.” —Alfred Tennyson, British poet (1809-1892) Suppose heaven didn’t exist. Suppose the question of where our immortal souls go beyond this life existence was just fact. Every soul went to the same place no matter how we live our lives here on […]