People are Watching

My lord the king, the eyes of all Israel are on you, to tell them who will sit
on the throne of my lord the king after him.

If you do not act, my son Solomon and I will be treated as criminals
as soon as my lord the king has died.”
~1  KINGS 1:20 (HSCB), 21 (NLT)
 

Does it bother you, that in this information age, everyone seems to be gathering mountains of data on everything you do?  If you’re shopping for shoes online, next thing you know your computer says, “If you like that, then you may be interested in this.” Google, Amazon, Facebook¸and other online sources are busy tracking everything you say, like and do online. I found this just now online: Information about you, what you buy, where you go, even where you look is the oil that fuels the digital economy.”  It seems the eyes of the whole world are on you. Read more…



Courage to Be Different

But you are a chosen people, a royal priesthood, a holy nation,
a people belonging to God, that you may declare the praises of Him who called you
out of darkness, into His wonderful light.”
-1 Peter 2:9 (NIV)
 

IF YOU HAVEN’T NOTICED, nearly every aspect of our calendars is ordered around the rhythm of the school year.  We even program much of our church calendar with sensitivity to what happens on our school campuses.  Big yellow people movers, we call “school buses” (I used to drive one), keep us constantly alert and aware of the precious cargo they carry. Read more…