What an interesting little snapshot of history from the National Post. “Established in 1909 at a spot 170 km north of Edmonton, the short history of Amber Valley is that a bunch of American blacks got tired of all the racism and decided to do like Eastern Europeans and strike out for homesteads on the Canadian Prairie.”
“Contestants lost hundreds of pounds during Season 8, but gained them back. A study of their struggles helps explain why so many people fail to keep off the weight they lose.”
When you are involved in children’s ministry, how do you initiate a conversation with a parent about their child’s special needs?
John MacArthur: “What about forgiveness? Shouldn’t we be eager to restore our fallen brethren? To fellowship, yes. But not to leadership. It is not an act of love to return a disqualified man to public ministry; it is an act of disobedience.”
“In the path of the preacher there are many landmines – hidden explosives that can do untold damage to your ministry. Whether you’ve been preaching for a couple of years or for half a century, why not take some time to prayerfully work through this list?”
This Day in 1856. 160 years ago today, “A committee at Mount Vernon Church, Boston, reluctantly accepts Dwight L. Moody into church membership, having already rejected him once because of his complete ignorance of Christian truth.” *
I recently enjoyed a conversation about productivity with Fred Zaspel of Books at a Glance.
As part of a series called “The Bestsellers” I took a look at The Prayer of Jabez and then look as well as at the bizarre aftermath.
Do not be all sugar, or the world will suck you down; but do not be all vinegar or the world will spit you out.—C.H. Spurgeon