BIBLE LEARNING SERIES BHBC Worship Center – 54th & Slide - 5pm Teacher, Nick Watts; One session only. What this class will NOT be: (1) A time to bash or insult people of the Mormon faith. They are some of the kindest people you’ll ever meet. (2) An opportunity to learn all we can about … Continue reading “When the Mormons Come Knocking” – Sunday (5/4); 5pm
Donald Sterling is the owner (for now) of the NBA Los Angeles Clippers. This past week, a recording of a conversation between Sterling and his almost-50-years-younger mistress surfaced, setting news networks, the sports world, and social media ablaze. Sterling has never professed to be a model of morality. But no one expected to hear what … Continue reading “Don’t Bring Black People”
***Forgive me for the length of this post. I went back to trim & edit. But, I felt i needed to include every word. This past year i attended a wedding. Expecting to simply enjoy seeing two friends united in matrimony, I sat there as the preacher officiating the wedding proceeded to call everyone in … Continue reading When God Looks At Me What Does He See?
One very wise author once wrote, "Too often, preachers focus solely on whether or not there had been great Bible teaching on Sunday morning, when they should also be asking themselves whether or not there was any great Bible LEARNING." ouch. Recently, I came across the following quote by the 19th century, British preacher, Charles … Continue reading Preaching With the Listener in Mind
Bill Cosby was in Lubbock this past Tuesday to talk to high school & college students about the importance of education. (Cosby has a doctorate in eduction from the University of MA.) When I think of Bill Cosby, I'm flooded with memories & emotion: 1. He has the same birthday as Jordan Blake Watts. (I … Continue reading The “Coz”
EVERY PARENT should read this. And then have your teenaged child read it. Although, most teens will say, "It's not that bad," I side with the author. It is that bad, writes psychiatrist, Dr. Keith Ablow. (Just ask the teen to give up all social media for an extended period of time and watch their … Continue reading You’re a Star! The Movie is “Facebook”. Your role is the Loser.
Another gorgeous rendition of Cohen's classic..... A friend sent this video to me. I made the mistake of viewing it while in my "local saloon" (Starbucks). By the final verse I was weeping heavily - in large part, because, due to my son's death last May, my appreciation for Christ's cross & resurrection has gone … Continue reading “Hallelujah”
[Religion is nothing more than] "myth and superstition that hardens hearts and enslaves minds." FFRF (Freedom From Religion Foundation) Couldn't agree more with the FFRF. Aren't you glad that Christianity isn't based on religion (man's pursuit of God), but on Christ (God's pursuit of man)? We are saved not by rules, but by relationship - … Continue reading Why I Agree With the “Freedom From Religion Foundation”
"It is funny how mortals always picture us as putting things into their minds: in reality our best work is done by keeping things out." C.S. Lewis; "The Screwtape Letters"; Demon Uncle Screwtape writing to his novice demon nephew, Wormwood.
So simple. So powerful. Happy Easter. Enjoy.... http://youtu.be/muygjHVdtUY