Monthly archives for October, 2005

Ted Haggard on Social Justice

"The Bible says we’ve got to be concerned for the poor, about social justice, about the environment.  We’d be foolish to reject that." "We blew it with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  My generation’s opportunity to blow it is to say we shouldn’t deal with the environment because that’s a liberal issue.  Well, civil liberties…

Wow!

If you haven’t had a chance and you live in the area I would like to encourage you to come down and visit Faith Fellowship Ministries World Outreach Center in Sayreville, New Jersey. The Spirit of God is definitely doing something special in our church. The worship and the Word of God are both experienced…

Some Practices of Authentic Community

“Confess to one another therefore your faults (your slips, your false steps, your offenses, your sins) and pray [also] for one another, that you may be healed and restored [to a spiritual tone of mind and heart]. The earnest (heartfelt, continued) prayer of a righteous man makes tremendous power available [dynamic in its working].” James…

Bono on Other Believers

"Even though I’m a believer, I still find it really hard to be around other believers: They make me nervous, they make me twitch.  I sorta watch my back.  Except when I’m with the Black church.  I feel relaxed, feel at home; my kids–I can take them there; there’s singing, there’s music." Bono

Nothing Ventured, Nothing Gained

"Every noble acquistion is attended with its risks; he who fears to encounter the one must not expect to obtain the other." Pietro Metastasio

Gabriel Salguero’s Installation Service

  Prayer for Gabriel  w/Dr. Lou Carlo & Dr. Ray Rivera                   Gabriel Salguero was installed today as Senior Pastor of the Lamb’s Church in Time Square. What an awesome undertaking.  Dave (Devo) Ramos will post later on some of the details of this most inspirational event. Jose H.

Make Sure You Give

“Be exceptional. Make tremendous efforts to be extraordinary. What a privilege to be here on the planet to contribute your unique donation to humankind. Just make sure you do…” Shelby Lynne

Sticks and Stones May Break my Bones but…

“Calling things by the proper names is a dangerous art and the misnaming of things is a great and terrible evil…Name calling is a method of robbing others of their identity and of diminishing and impoverishing their person.” Alan W. Jones

Despair as Demonic Genius

“The genuis of the demonic is to make us despair, to make us reject our own humanity by rejecting ourselves and others.” A.W. Jones

Dual Horizons

By David Ramos “And God made two great lights; the greater light to rule the day, and the lesser light to rule the night…” Genesis 1:16 This morning as I ran in the darkness I had the privilege of witnessing a full moon hanging low and huge on the horizon; I admired its beauty as…