Month: September 2006

International Day of Peace

September 20, 2006 | 3 comments

You may not realize it, but September 21, 2006, is the International Day of Peace, as declared by the United Nations in 1981. The world certainly could use more peace, and every effort by any organization to promote brotherly love

Does God want us to be rich?

September 19, 2006 | 3 comments

It’s the feature article in Time magazine this week. Many popular preachers in mainstream America today preach a prosperity gospel, the lead article claims, promising health and wealth to those who follow their church’s teachings. The reporters query as to

Jury duty

September 18, 2006 | No comments yet

I was summoned to jury duty today. Oh boy! A favorite job! While waiting at the Justice Center at 8 o’clock this morning for instructions on what to do along with 36 other dutiful citizens, I read a brochure titled,

Are you too busy doing things?

September 18, 2006 | No comments yet

Do you ever keep busy for the sake of keeping busy? In this “task-a-minute-world” with endless to-do lists and countless demands on our time, a mindset of always keeping busy can start to develop. If we aren’t doing something, we