A new poll is out about the Bible in the US. These stats are disturbing, if not surprising. Only half of Americans read, at least once a year, some religious text at all, 95% of those reading the Bible. So the majority of the American population is totally and completely ignorant of Scripture. Continue reading “Poll: How little Americans read the Bible”
Well, let’s restrict it to the New Testament, shall we? Here’s a word search on “health, healthy,” from the ESV.
Acts.3.16 And his name—by faith in his name—has made this man strong whom you see and know, and the faith that is through Jesus has given the man this perfect health in the presence of you all.
3John.1.2 Beloved, I pray that all may go well with you and that you may be in good health, as it goes well with your soul. Continue reading “What the Bible says about health”
Thanksgiving is not a major economic holiday in terms of retail sales. Because he who gives thanks for what he has, forgets his wants.
The counting of blessings precludes the making of wish lists.
Gratitude enumerates what has been received, not what is yet to come. Continue reading “Thanksgiving, not Wantbuying”
A light piece of verse, but heavy hearted, from the direction of the US. Many people have wondered why the government can do what they can’t personally in their finances. It’s a legitimate question, which I ask in poetic form. Continue reading “I’ll Spend More Money”
Have been following a soldier’s arrival and settling-in in northern Iraq, through emails.
Sundry thoughts on America’s Independence Day. Continue reading “The Fourth of July”
This email arrived today from a friend, which I’ve posted with her permission … Continue reading “Invite President Obama to church”
A short item addressed to the movie moguls of that stained spot on the map. Continue reading “UPLift: Hollywood”
They’re coming after your children. Continue reading “The march of Marxism”