Monthly Archive: July 2015

Jul 22

The 10 Smallest Livable Homes In The World

Here is a list with pictures of 10 of the smallest liveable homes.  Most are pretty incredible – incredibly small! See them and read about them here…

Jul 22

Forces That Drive Productivity

In January of last year, Jack Zenger wrote an article for Forbes Magazine entitled: The 3 Forces That Drive Improved Productivity Those 3 included: The internal motivation and drive of individuals. The performance norms of teams. The organizational dimensions and overall culture of the company. In that short article he magnified each of the 3.  To …

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Jul 22

Faith and Politics

With all the rhetoric within politics these days I thought I might give my view on faith and politics.  Some of my friends say that the church should never be involved in politics while other friends say we should.  I agree with my friends! Here is my opinion.  I don’t think that the church should …

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Jul 14

Sports vs Sunday Morning Part 3

So far you’ve heard varying opinions on Sports vs Sunday Morning.  So it would only be fitting for me to give you my opinion – which may surprise you. You see, nothing floats a minister’s boat more than a packed house on Sunday morning.  So one would think that anything that would come into conflict …

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Jul 10

Sports vs Sunday Morning Part 2

So far in this 3 part series we’ve heard one version of how sports are, or may be, affecting the church on Sunday morning.  Now when I note Sports, that could include competition cheer, competition dance, swim,  and any other regularly scheduled sport that takes place regularly on Sundays. So now I want to offer …

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Jul 09

Sports vs. Sunday Morning Part 1

Let me begin with a little history.  I grew up playing sports.  Football, baseball, basketball and softball were all familiar to me.  But, I must admit that none were EVER scheduled on Sunday.  In fact, not much of anything was scheduled that would be in conflict with the church on Sunday morning. A lot of …

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Jul 08

Tiny House Movement?

Downsize?  Are you kidding?  Where would I put all the stuff I don’t use – ever? Downsize?  Yep, that’s what many people are doing beginning with their house. Want to know more about the Tiny Home Movement?  If you do the then see this article that compares the cost of a traditional home verses a …

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Jul 08

Ultra Quotes…

Haven’t updated you on any of my ultra training so I thought I’d do that! I’m currently registered for an ultra (30 plus miles) trail run and a city marathon (26.2 miles). My training consists of lifting weights at the gym and outdoor running. I hate running on the treadmill but if I have to …

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Jul 08

Jinotepe

As you may know we run the Friendship Bible Institute 2 times a year in Jinotepe, Nicaragua.  We teach Latin American ministers theology on a close to Seminary level. One of our teams will be leaving this Saturday and we ask that you take time to pray for them each day. Here are daily suggestions …

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Jul 08

New Testament in a Year!

Here’s the reading plan we’re following found at Walk through the Bible. January 1 John 1:1-34 2 John 1:35-51 3/4 John 2 5 John 3 6 John 4:1-42 7 John 4:43-5:15 8 John 5:16-47 9 John 6:1-21 10/11 John 6:22-71 12 John 7 13 John 8:1-30 14 John 8:31-59 15 John 9 16 John 10 …

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