Be Thou my Vision, O Lord of my heart;
Naught be all else to me, save that Thou art
Thou my best Thought, by day or by night,
Waking or sleeping, Thy presence my light.
The Imago Dei: The Dawn Treader asks and answers why it is important for us to know we are image bearers of God
Old People: Crossroads notes the Baby Boomer population will enter retirement age very soon. What will this huge swell mean for society and for the church? Churches need to start thinking and planning for this momentous event NOW
Eternal Life and Un-Limited Labor: The Bible Archive offers words of comfort and rememberance of our future hope in the literal, tangible ressurection of the dead and
some ideas of what that potentially means.
My Biggest Challenge as a Pastor: Crosswalk Blog writes the happiest and saddest moments of the pastorate converge at exactly the same point. Dealing with people is both the biggest challenge and the biggest blessing of being a pastor.
Be Thou my Wisdom, and Thou my true Word;
I ever with Thee and Thou with me, Lord;
Thou my great Father, I Thy true son;
Thou in me dwelling, and I with Thee one.
Christians! Go Vote!: Adrian Warnock believes all Christians should vote
Remembering Mother Teresa: Belief Seeking Understanding thinks about how the anniversary of Mother Teresa’s death was observed in India, the status of her journey toward sainthood, and a helpful poem she wrote.
Judicial Travesty Gives Short Shrift to Terri’s Defenders: Times Against Humanity reports that the Florida Supreme Court appears to have already made up its mind to overrule the state legislature and strike down Terri’s Law. Thus, Gov. Jeb Bush could spare a convicted murderer from a death sentence but not Terri Schiavo, whose sole crime is having a disability and an unfaithful husband. The imperial judiciary strikes again!
Hope: Beyond the Rim believes that Hope is what keeps us going and losing it means life has no meaning.
Be Thou my battle Shield, Sword for the fight;
Be Thou my Dignity, Thou my Delight;
Thou my soul’s Shelter, Thou my high Tower:
Raise Thou me heavenward, O Power of my power.
More Than a System: Reasons Why cautions about taking scriptural morals and principles and separating them from their source – God.
The Myth of “Quality Time”: Joe Missionary says it’s not the quantity of the time you spend with your kids…it’s the quality. Right?
Notes from The Burning Man Festival 1995: Neil Uchitel makes some observations from the 1995 Burning Man Festival.
Faith Talk: La Shawn Barber writes that Jesus isn’t mentioned in politics because He’s controversial.
Riches I heed not, nor man’s empty praise,
Thou mine Inheritance, now and always:
Thou and Thou only, first in my heart,
High King of heaven, my Treasure Thou art.
St. Gregory the Great — on not living up to one’s own
standards: From the Anchor Hold finds that admitting one is a hypocrite is not the worst thing that can be done, but maybe one of the best.
Can the War on Terror Be Won?: Jolly Blogger believes only the Gospel can bring peace to the Middle East
God’s Image and Personhood: Parableman discusses how the image of God relates to abortion.
Single Sin: Uncle Sam’s Cabin knows marriage shouldn’t be a single person’s Christian goal, but too often it is
High King of heaven, my victory won,
May I reach heaven’s joys, O bright Heaven’s Sun!
Heart of my own heart, whatever befall,
Still be my Vision, O Ruler of all.
Making Memories: My Domestic Church talks about making memories with your kids
The church’s approach to gay marriage
: Exultate Justi looks at the issue of gay marriage in the larger context of the state of marriage within the body of Christ
God Sure Has Lots of Stuff!: Mark D. Roberts takes a light-hearted, ironic look at how much Christian “stuff” belong to God. Will make you chuckle and, I hope, think a bit too.
A Public Apology: Fringe apologizes for being indiscrete with some Catholic issues
UPDATE: The next Christian Carnival will be held at Everyday Musings.