Charles Hood mentioned on the church-of-Christ Yahoo group that he is reading through Earl West’s three volumes, Search for the Ancient Order. These books record the history of the restoration movement in the US. Charles shared this quote from vol. 2, which I thought worthy to repeat: Continue reading
The Itaquera congregation in the state capital holds a yearly women’s day. Vicki was one of two featured speakers for the day. Her assigned topic was, “Do you still have hope in your hope?”
Three other women from SJC/Taubaté participated and rode with Vicki there and back. Over a hundred women were present for the event. Thanks to Aline who shot the photos. Continue reading
People worry about the world being destroyed by a meteor or by human interference. They shouldn’t.
The LORD reigns!
He is robed in majesty,
the LORD is robed,
he wears strength around his waist.
Indeed, the world is established, it cannot be moved.
Psa 93.1 NET
Psalm 93, in Book 4 of Psalms, was apparently written to help the people understand that even in the midst of exile and anarchy, God still reigns. It brings solid truth to a shaken humanity, even today. Continue reading
I was working recently to promote an Internet group called, “Thirst for God.” Every Christian should desire more and more the presence of God. A term which shows the intensity of this desire is “seek.” Continue reading
Man doesn’t live by bread alone,
He lives by rush and dash,
By tweets and tablets, ear to the phone,
By credit card, not cash. Continue reading
Remember all those warm and wonderful sayings about home? “Home is where the heart is.” “Home is the place where they have to take you in.” “A man’s home is his castle.”
Here’s another, even better one. Continue reading
Screen shots while we chatted tonight with grandkid Eden. She’s a doll!
Who am I to judge anything? Who are you as well to emit opinions about what others do?
Ah, but when God shows what is right and wrong, when he gives understanding in order that we may comprehend the nature of actions, that’s another thing: Continue reading
The life which sacrifices itself for the kingdom of God does not belong only to apostles and full-time workers. Every Christian is called to sacrifice himself for Christ. Such sacrifice is the follower’s spiritual ID.
Your faith makes you give your lives as a sacrifice in serving God.
Philippians 2.17 ERV Continue reading
Thanks to the Baker Heights congregation, which provided us some funds last year, we were able to redo part of the outside of the house to solve a serious drainage problem that caused leakage inside the house.
Next step: to put down a sealant in the carport. Then to fix the walls inside the house where the leakage caused damage.