Contributed on Feb 29, 2008
How fellowship with God and others is essential to living a life that matters.
John Gilbert lived in a California town called Paradise. When he was 5 years old, he was diagnosed with Muscular Dystrophy. He was told it would eventually destroy every muscle and finally take his life. Each year John lost something. One year it was the ability to run. Another year he could no ...read more
Contributed on Mar 7, 2008
Where the joy of living a significant life comes from.
We’re in this series called, “Made to Count – Am I Living a Life that Matters?” Last week in chapter one of John’s letter we discovered that FELLOWSHIP is one of the keys to living a life that matters. We’ve got to interact with others according to God’s instructions in order to live a ...read more
Contributed on Mar 17, 2008
Three of the many incredible benefits of being God’s children.
We’re in the series, “Made to Count, Am I Living a Life that Matters?” and so far we’ve seen that FELLOWSHIP and LOVE are integral parts of making our lives matter. If we want to live in a way that brings both recognition to God and significance and meaning and joy to our lives we need ...read more
Contributed on Mar 22, 2008
Tests of authenticity that prove the validity of Christianity and the failure of other forms of spirituality.
A Muslim heard the good news about Jesus and decided to become a Christian. His Islamic friends asked him, “Why on earth have you done such a thing? What could possibly cause you to leave the religion you grew up with, the faith of your fathers, and turn to following Jesus?” “Well,” he ...read more
Contributed on Mar 30, 2008
Things God’s children can be confident about.
During the first half of the construction of the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco 23 workmen fell to their death. Working on the project became so dangerous that they halted construction of the bridge to install a huge net at the cost of $100,000 (a large sum in the early 1930’s). After the ...read more