Archive for September, 2013

I hate being sick

September 26th, 2013

One thing I hate in this life is being sick. I have had some sort of flu for the last week or so. It is also the start of hay fever season where I live so it is a double whammy for me at the moment. When I am sick I always pray for healing. […]

Trees with shallow roots that interlock

September 22nd, 2013

I just heard a powerful message on ACC from Jentzen Franklin. He talked about Redwood trees. They grow up to 70 feet tall and their roots only go down three feet. At first I thought they would fall over in a storm. But he said the roots go down and go sideways. Once they reach […]

War and Peace

September 21st, 2013

I was reminded of this interesting fact today… “Alfred Nobel made a fortune from the invention of dynamite, which changed the course of warfare. Perhaps because of the horrors that wars inflicted with the use of dynamite, he made a provision in his will for a prize to be given annually to those who work […]

A miserable life?

September 18th, 2013

I read a quote on Twitter from Rick Warren this morning that reminded me of a decision I made many years ago. Here is the quote… @RickWarren: Life is miserable when you build it around yourself. You’re not the center of the universe. Not long after deciding to follow Christ I decided that my life […]

A tithe Sunday

September 17th, 2013

I was reading about churches who are struggling financially today and this idea was one to ecnourage people to give their tithe… “One year have a tithe Sunday, on which you encourage every member of the church to tithe 10% of their income. Announce the results of giving on that Sunday.” I think it would […]