Or not. There is a big "if" in here. But first, let's gin up the context. That which everyone agrees is not fake news: Tensions between the U.S. and other similar states (like us militarily or "near peers") have not been this high since the Cold War Those states include Russia, China, Iran and North… Continue reading The Church that Kills the Nation
According to a recent study of itself, one of America's largest denominations found that it spent 97% of its donations on . . . itself. 3% went to mission outreach. 97% On member comfort, coffee shops, colleges and coliseums. 3% on pure and undefiled religion (Jas 1.27). It's not that the former things… Continue reading Churches: stop your evil
You could be, maybe should be. Could the tradition of sensual/sexual prudishness among "spiritual people" be not so spiritual after all--a man-made tradition that contributes to marital unhappiness, infidelity, and a 50% divorce rate? Consider, then and now Then/he: Song of Solomon, 5.1a "I came to my garden, my sister, my bride, I gathered… Continue reading Spiritual couples, are you sensual/sexual dynamos?
Get out of your church It’s wonderful, I know. We get together on the weekend for worship and study, maybe even midweek for more study. Great people. Great friends. Great time. We emphasize study and memorization, and underscore it with super-bowl-like “Bible-Bowl” competitions. We’re encouraged to all-but-worship professional ministers who are reputed to have memorized… Continue reading Get out of your church
How to improve our negative-news-filled world. SEARCH for goodness; it's in front of all of us--if we have the desire to see. Then when you find it, share it. "The Preacher SOUGHT to find words of delight," Ecc 12.10 [emphasis added]
Will be writing offline...but ( in my best Arnold), "I'll be back!" (Lord Willing)
In this post, Kev explores the possibility of being a professional "rent-a-friend" to bring joy to the lives of people who may need an absolutely accepting friend.
Army Family Readiness, Sideways (Pt 3) In Part 2, I said "Army Reserve Family Readiness needs more instigators," like Jamie, the very worst missionary. The vague reason I gave: Because instigating means igniting change for the better. Whether it's about the way Christians do missions, or about the way we do business in the Army… Continue reading Army Family Readiness, Sideways (Pt 3)
I've updated Guardian Breed's "about" page, trying to further hone the expression of its identity - and mine. I think it's more informative than the fun piece I had there before. But I'm biased. I need to you tell me. What do you think? Thanks, Kev
Help! Hold my feet to the fire for 500 words a day I'm lame. Had a little OBE crisis at work (Overcome By Events). And guess what? Used it to excuse myself from writing, when NO EFFING REASON EXISTED. While my coward emerged - again - But not for long. A friend slapped me up side… Continue reading Friends: Help! Hold my feet to the fire for 500 words a day