The World is Bigger Than You Think - Part 3
Hope through meaninglessness.
Harald's Last Christmas Letter
On December 26, 2006, Harald Bredesen fell from his stairs at
home. He died on the 29th. His last Christmas letter, mailed late,
arrived at the homes of family and friends even as news of his fall
and death spread around the world. Oddly enough for a
Christmas letter, the subject was death. Here's the letter and the
story behind it.
The World is Bigger Than You Think - Part 2
When materialists win the contest of world views, despair and hopelessness envelope the land, leading to behavior both sad and bizarre.
The World is Bigger Than You Think - Part 1
In terms of communication and distance — potential human
connectedness — the world continues to shrink. It's also
shrinking in terms of our view of its importance. But the reality
of its significance is bigger than you think.
Praying in Front of God and EVerybody
Finding eternal verities at the Source.
Do you believe in happy endings?
A review of the new film by the producers of
Facing the Giants
Tribute to a Pastor and His Wife
Christians live in grace, but often find it difficult to grant grace to our spiritual leaders. Let us honor those to whom honor is due.
Grace and Mother Teresa
Audio recording of a message presented by Tom at Covenant Life Fellowship in Lubbock, Texas on August 24, 2008. This message explores grace, our efforts, and our need of a perfect Savior. It includes an audio clip of comments by Mother Theresa, which occurs about 30 minutes into the sermon.
(Audio) Length: 33 minutes
The House of God
"A glorious church, without spot or wrinkle."
A Man in Grace
Have you ever been on a trip and everything happened to be right — your bills were paid and you were right with the world? If you're in God's grace, you're on that trip right now.
Roy Rogers and Luke Skywalker — violence and the hero-instinct. [REPEAT from Culture]
The Secret Strength of Faith
Charles Spurgeon tells us what makes faith strong and the way faith thinks, especially how faith views the promises of God.
A four year old boy and his mom teach us powerful lessons on suffering and victory
When we finally arrive at the place where the big decision is to be made, we often find it was already decided before we got there, but not by someone else. The big decision was made in advance by thousands of little decisions we made along the way.
The Meaning of You
Your worth is rooted in eternity, or it is nothing at all.
[REPEAT from Cosmos]
Forgotten Corner of YouTube
Carl Sagan's followers are greater in number and fervency than ever before. Many treat his words like holy writ and see him as the hope of the world. But there is a better Hope. [REPEAT from Cosmos and Culture]
All Thy Waves and Billows
A Harald Bredesen sermon from thirty years ago, preached then for
such a time as now.
A Sense of Proportion
Are true believers dangerous? It all depends on what they believe.
[REPEAT from Culture]
With attacks on God growing ever more popular, it's important for Christians to understand the nature of the attacks, and realize that we, too, are susceptible to a "blame God" attitude.
Christians Hurt, Too
Knowing why pain exists does little to abate the frustration and exhaustion that accompany it. But God provides the greatest possible answer to the question of pain.
A video on the rage that rises from disrespect...and truth as the basis of all constructive communication. Video - 3 mins. [REPEAT from Culture]
A Sense of the Sacred
Were you offended when Jane Fonda used a certain word on broadcast television? If so, why? Does it really matter? It matters deeply. A sense of the sacred helps us understand what is best and most important in human existence.
[REPEAT from Culture]
Is God a Nice Person?
We have an all-powerful Friend who loves us, but bad things still happen. How can that be?
Sermon on the Mount
The message of Jesus is good news only if we include the cross.
According to Jesus, you can't call Him good if you don't also
call Him God.
Chasing Deviancy Down
(Video Added 6-20-2008)
A church trying to convince the world that it is just like the world is a church gone mad.
(Video Added 6-20-2008)
When the guideposts are ripped away, civilization dies and chaos wins. [REPEAT from Culture]
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