With all of our attempts to appeal to children, young people, and young adults, we've just missed the point and the problem entirely. In many cases, all we've ever given to our children and young adults is a Happy Meal and play time.
Most preaching in evangelical churches today is anemic at best. Many preachers are content to deliver countless series on anything from "7 Steps to a Happy Family," to "5 Laws of a Balanced Budget." After all, people can't listen very long anymore; they have short attention spans. What possible good could come from a dry dissertation on doctrine?
Christmas and Easter do indeed have a lasting and perpetual hold on even the most staunchly evangelical-Protestant hearts and minds. The problem is, there's more to the story of Christ and the gospel than Christmas and Easter.
Amid all the hustle and bustle and the rush toward Easter morning with candy at the ready and hams basted and bound for the oven; do we ever stop to think of the day when the very agent of creation, the Word of the Father whose power created all things and sustains all things was silent in the grave in the person of Jesus Christ?
There are two times when I can specifically remember bawling my eyes out during a church service and both of them have to do with... angels.
Many of the traditions of Maundy Thursday are centuries old and carry a boat load of symbolism and tradition. But what happens when the meaning behind these symbols is lost?
After a long hiatus, it's time to reveal number 3 on the list of my top 5 favorite restaurants at Walt Disney World. Just to catch you up, number 5 was The Captain's Grill at Disney's Yacht and Beach Club Resort and number 4 was Le Cellier' in Canada at World Showcase in EPCOT. Number … Continue reading Top 5 Restaurants at Walt Disney World- #3
We live in a, "visual society." A society that values, above all, the sensational, the glorious, and the, "entertaining." So we indeed find it very hard to stomach the notion that God might manifest his glory in simple, common words- but he does just that.
It's time for the number 4 restaurant in my top 5 list of Walt Disney World restaurants and for Disney food lovers everywhere, it's going to be a bit of a shock, if not sacrilege, that this restaurant isn't higher on the list. There are reasons that this restaurant comes in lower than others and … Continue reading Top 5 Restaurants at Walt Disney World- #4
Hey, another food post! Also, I've found a way to sneak in my favorite place on Earth, Walt Disney World. I've decided to dedicate a post to my personal top five list of restaurants within the Walt Disney World Resort in Florida.