Nick Vujicic begins his book Unstoppable by saying that even if you have not read his first book you may have seen his videos or attended one of his appearances worldwide as a motivational speaker. Not me. I had never heard of Nick before reading this book. I do have a sort of vague memory … Continue reading Unstoppable (Review…of a book by a guy with no arms and no legs whose story is amazing!)
Since Penn State has no fall break, students go straight through from August until today, thirteen straight weeks of class with only labor day as a respite in early September. But now they head home for a full week off. They need a break. I can definitely see their weariness in their eyes and body … Continue reading On Campus at PSU Berks
2:13 But we ought always to thank God for you, brothers and sisters loved by the Lord, because God chose you as firstfruits to be saved through the sanctifying work of the Spirit and through belief in the truth. 14 He called you to this through our gospel, that you might share in the glory … Continue reading Summer in Thessalonica – Encouraged by Grace
Paul had preached the message that Jesus Christ is Lord and Savior in the city of Thessalonica (Acts 17). While there he faced persecution, soon leaving for the nearby city Berea. He left a very small community of Christians behind. After traveling to Athens and then Corinth, he wrote a letter to this tiny church … Continue reading Summer in Thessalonica – The Second Letter
2:17 But, brothers and sisters, when we were orphaned by being separated from you for a short time (in person, not in thought), out of our intense longing we made every effort to see you. 18 For we wanted to come to you— certainly I, Paul, did, again and again— but Satan blocked our way. … Continue reading Summer in Thessalonica – I Miss You!
When I was growing up I got saved pretty often. In Sunday school or at other youth activities they would ask if you wanted to believe in Jesus and get saved. Usually I did, if just to make sure the last time was legit. When I went to summer camp, I got saved there too. … Continue reading Summer in Thessalonica – Week 2 – Assurance