Humanoholics Anonymous

By Jim Barringer I wrote recently about the philosophy of the movie “Fight Club” – the main character discovers that material possessions don’t bring happiness or meaning in life, embarks on a journey to find significance, and fails because he’s looking in all the wrong places. Last night I was watching the movie again, to [...]

Disciple’s Prayer

Disciple’s Prayer By Paul George Matthew 6:5-13 The Jews of Jesus’ day had developed a religious system they thought would get them into the Kingdom. In Matthew chapter 5, Jesus said their theology missed the mark. In Matthew chapter 6 Jesus is addressing their religious activities. They were seeking the praise of men over the [...]

FEAR Looming Like a Horrible Storm on Your Horizon There Is Help

FEAR Looming Like a Horrible Storm on Your Horizon There Is Help By Marijo Phelps What if I have an accident on the wintry roads? What if I lose my job? What if my husband gets laid off? What if the kids get a horrible disease? What if someone is breaking into the house tonight? [...]

The Value of a Human: An exploration

The Value of a Human: An exploration By Jim Barringer What are you worth? Where does your value come from; how can you know for sure that you have any at all; and how can you find out what it is? I have a few propositions to bounce off you. When I say value, I [...]

Praise – Our Weaponry

Praise – Our Weaponry By Pam Vernon ‘The life that counts must hopeful be, In darkest night make melody, Must wait the dawn on bended knee- This is the life that counts..’ 1 Darkest night? Melody? Could God be serious? I reached for the concordance to check this strange link – darkness and melody? Somewhere [...]

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