Archive for January, 2012

Helpful courses

January 31st, 2012

I was just reading over some of the units I have studied and I came across three that I thought that might be useful to some people. They are available at ChristianCourses.com. Ten Reasons to Believe in the Existence of God Some have proposed that the belief in God was invented by people who needed […]

Perseverance

January 29th, 2012

Perseverance is an interesting word. On dictionary.com it has two ideas or thoughts… A steady persistence in a course of action, a purpose, a state, especially in spite of difficulties, obstacles, or discouragement. Theology: continuance in a state of grace to the end,leading to eternal salvation. Both of these ideas are about moving forward regardless of what happens. It is about continuing onwards in life […]

Being discipled and becoming Ministers

January 28th, 2012

I have been thinking about the discipleship process a lot lately. By discipleship I mean where an experienced Christian helps a new believer learn the basics of their new faith. This discipleship process might be done as a part of formal group classes, one-on-one lessons, or by working your way through a book with someone […]

Thankful on Australia Day

January 26th, 2012

Today is Australia Day. My overwhelming thought today is thankfullness. I am thankful that I live in a country… that has stable government with no violent uprisings that we have a medical system where most people can get the treatment they need that we have a welfare system that helps those who are unemployed or not […]

Psalms and bookends

January 23rd, 2012

One of the things I have started to do recently is look at how some of the Bible books start and how they end. I try to find the spiritual “bookends”. As I was thinking about the book of Psalms recently I found that Psalm 1 talks people being blessed if they meditate on God’s […]