Pastor Zeke’s Blog
When many of us think of summertime, we think of vacations. Maybe you head to the beach. Some people prefer the mountains. Others want to tour the city or travel abroad. Wherever you like to go, I want to remind you that summertime is NOT a time to take a vacation from God. Our relationship to God is important no matter the season. If you have children, then I’m sure you want them to keep growing over the summer, too. So, how do we do that? Using the acronym, PT FROG, here are six secrets to summertime spiritual success for students, five of which work just as well for adults.
The federal Memorial Day holiday evolved from the Decoration Day tradition of decorating the graves of American war dead with flowers. It is a time to remember the people who died while serving in our country’s armed forces. More than 1.1 million people have died while serving in our military. Because of the sacrifices of so many before us, we get to experience the freedoms that we enjoy, and too often take for granted, today.
One question that has come up in our house and often comes up with folks when we are talking finances is the credit card versus debit card debate.
New Car vs. the Annual Vacation What do you think would make you happier, a new car or annual vacation? Which one should you prioritize? In today’s "Financial Friday" post, I want to get you thinking about hedonic adaptation. In layman’s terms, hedonic adaptation...
Good is a strange thing to call the Friday on which your hero was tortured and killed. Mourning Friday or Tragic Friday would be more natural titles. The original Good Friday was certainly anything but good for the original followers of Jesus. They were bewildered, grief-stricken, terrified, and heartbroken. Their hopes and dreams were dashed. They were in fear of being arrested and maybe killed, too.
On Saint Patrick’s Day (and every day), remember that God is amazing. He is big enough to create the world and yet personal enough to send a young man named Patrick to share the Gospel with the Irish.