"Inside of me there are two dogs. One is mean and evil and the other is good and they fight each other all the time. When asked 'Which one wins?' I answer, the one I feed the most." Sitting Bull, Lakota Sioux Chief
Would it be better to have not been born than to not respond to the message of Hope? Regarding those we love who live a life of death. Whom we pray for, cry over and carry a burden of great worry... A window into what a week in the "Prayer Life" with the Lord looks … Continue reading A Week In A Prayer Life – Meditation
When I give treats to my Dog it's for one of three reasons. First, she's always asking. Next, she really deserves a treat for doing all the right stuff. Finally, I just plain love her and want to let her know how much I appreciate her. Invariably her reaction is the same. Her face brightens, … Continue reading Another Dogly Thought
Mark 8:4 “Then His disciples answered Him, “How can one satisfy these people with bread here in the wilderness?” This verse is an interesting revelation into the challenge of faith in God. The verse comes from the story of Jesus feeding 4000 people who were following Him to hear His teaching and see His signs […]The … Continue reading The Faith Challenge — Center of Hope Church
Addicts may never "get well." That doesn't mean I have permission from God to treat them poorly.
"In secular history the Cross is an infinitesimally small thing, but from the biblical perspective it is of more importance than all the empires of the world. " Oswald Chambers
"The church loses its voice and authority when it holds same-sex-attracted people to a higher standard than others; fidelity to the gospel includes us all. We cannot ignore adultery or limply justify divorce and remarriage and cohabitation while condemning homosexuality; the Bible contains strong moral judgments on all of them." Emily Hallock.