Amid the Financial Chaos, Blessed Be the Name of The Lord (Pt. 2)

June 12, 2011 by  
Filed under Kingdom of God, Society

In Part 1 of this article, I described the nature of the financial chaos now facing us.  I concluded that section with the following words: “One thing that many investors do realize is this: money laboriously accumulated over many years can vanish quickly when market confidence sags as fear replaces greed.  Following this, many workers […]

Amid the Financial Chaos, Blessed Be the Name of The Lord

May 23, 2009 by  
Filed under Kingdom of God, Society

The Meltdown Since the decisive defeat of Saddam Hussein’s army in March of 2003, the stock market had been on a roll in North America. By late 2007, the market had experienced about five and a half years of positive returns. It was an unprecedented series of gains. Statistically, the market was due for a […]

The Lifeguard

December 5, 2008 by  
Filed under Personal Development, Repentance, Society

A Watchful Eye Some time ago, my oldest son, who is a qualified lifeguard and swim instructor, was able to save a young child from drowning. As he tells the story, a young boy who was autistic and didn’t speak English was on a guided group tour of the pool. Most of the group were […]

The King’s Marine

December 31, 2007 by  
Filed under Kingdom of God, Personal Development

A Promise in the Parade Ground Many of us are familiar with the Hollywood plot line common to military movies which involve a recruit, the drill sergeant, and a special mission thereafter. Several war movies made after the Second World War were of this genre. One such example was the Sands of Iwo Jima (released […]

Working for God Inc.

April 1, 2007 by  
Filed under God, Kingdom of God, Personal Development

 “The harvest is plentiful, but the labourers are few” (Matthew 9:37, RSV). “They are to do good, to be rich in good deeds, liberal and generous, thus laying up for themselves a good foundation for the future, so that they may take hold of the life which is life indeed” (1 Timothy 6:18-19, RSV). How […]

No More Christmas

“Hear the word which the Lord speaks to you, O house of Israel. Thus says the Lord: ‘Learn not the way of the nations, nor be dismayed at the signs of the heavens because the nations are dismayed at them, for the customs of the people are false. A tree from the forest is cut […]

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