Fortuitous Bouncing

Well the coldest weather that I can remember since I moved to Oregon is about to hit. I moved here 14 years ago, so this is a pretty rare thing. The temperature is not supposed to get above freezing for 5 or 6 days and the forecast for snow actually seems legit (unlike normal). Looks…

Are You a Movie Fan?

Saw this today. Really sweet afternoon distraction. The best lines from some great movies all in 2 minutes. A true must see. (Video embedded RSS readers) [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d6wRkzCW5qI&hl=en&fs=1] (HT: Lifehacker)

Will Faith Survive? .2

Check out Part One HERE. Supporting people who are going through a personal hell is one of the hardest things to do. So much within myself wants to have the perfect thing to say to comfort, or have the perfect piece of advice that can change their life. Sadly this is most likely the wrong…

Will Faith Survive?

I’ve read a few books and spent a number of weeks in one my classes focusing on the question: will faith survive? Will faith survive when life hits hard? Will faith survive when life isn’t? That is the question I’ve been grappling with for well over a month. Not that I’m dealing with any huge…

Applying the Bible .2

Yesterday we looked at 5 (and more in the comments) mistakes that are made when trying to apply the Bible to our lives. Applying the Bible isn’t an easy thing to do. It is quite easy to take things out of context, or to over-simplify what the text is really saying. Today I want to…

Applying the Bible

The easiest way to read Man of Depravity is through a Reader. A common struggle for most Bible readers is applying what the Bible says to their personal life. Sadly the Bible was not written as a perfect manuscript for each of our lives. Instead we have to take what it says and apply it…