Posted on Tuesday, November 6, 2012
in How To, Relational, Social, Spiritual, Values
Christians: Unite To Pray
Let’s not let partisan politics separate us from one another and from God.
Let’s pray, and…
When we pray let’s remember that real power in this world — the power to save, to transform, to change — ultimately rests not in political parties or presidents or protests but in the life, the death, and the resurrection of Jesus.
When we pray let’s remember that, through the Holy Spirit, this power dwells within otherwise ordinary people who continue the mission of Jesus: preaching good news to the poor, freeing the captives, giving sight to the blind, releasing the oppressed, and proclaiming the year of the Lord’s favor (Luke 4:16-21).
Posted on Friday, September 21, 2012
in Music, Spiritual, Values
The U.S. presidential election is nearing; Tuesday, November 6, 2012. It’s forty-five days away. Millions of dollars have been spent on the campaigns.
These are the campaign values I’ve heard: accusations and slander, grumbling and judgments, unrest and disharmony, false hopes and empty promises.
I know it’s a dream, but these are the campaign values that I wish I heard:
Let’s be devoted to one another in love.
Let’s honor one another above yourselves.
Let’s inspire one another on toward love and good deeds.
Let’s live in harmony with one another.
Let’s accept one another.
I want to start a petition so Twitter.com offers a one-time-use 313 character exception!
On Twitter I follow family and friends, athletes and musicians, world-changers, and beat writers, but nothing, nothing, nothing has made me wanna tweet and re-tweet more than this:
“Gently encourage the stragglers, and reach out for the exhausted, pulling them to their feet. Be patient with each person, attentive to individual needs. And be careful that when you get on each other’s nerves you don’t snap at each other. Look for the best in each other, and always do your best to bring it out.” 1