What is Our Desire?

May 24, 2009 by  
Filed under Personal Development, Society

Oniomania is a medical term describing the compulsive desire to shop. It is generally considered a pathology. However, given our current economic crisis, governments and corporations alike wouldn’t mind if we were all stricken with a little oniomania. How about you? Have you felt the desire to shop lately? Do you feel a patriotic duty […]

Storm Troopers

December 31, 2007 by  
Filed under Kingdom of God

There are many references in the New Testament of conditions described as warfare, the need for armour, and appeals to be a Christian soldier. We hear about battles and warnings not to let anyone steal your crown for the coming reward of immortality and rulership. So, some say it’s no wonder Jesus mentioned, “the violent […]

The Pursuit of Happiness

December 31, 2007 by  
Filed under Personal Development, Society

It’s 6 o’clock on Monday morning and many in the Western world are scrambling, getting ready to pursue yet another futile, never-ending, self-defeating weekly expedition better known as the ‘rat race.’ According to a February 2007 survey conducted by The U.S. Conference Board, less than 35% of American workers under the age of 25 are […]

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 […]

Repent or Perish

Life is merely a ritual, albeit a challenging one. We’re born, live out our appointed time, and die; and after a while, “…the memory of them is forgotten” (Ecclesiastes 9:5). Life is like “vapour,” says the book of James, “that appears for a little time, and then vanishes away” (James 4:14). If life is so […]

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