Monthly Archives: February 2012
The young couple sat in the elderly pastor’s office receiving marriage counseling for multiple instances of infidelity. Appalled at what he was hearing from both parties, the pastor asked, “Have either of you ever heard of monogamy?” The young lady snapped back with, “Well duh, the dining room table I inherited from my grandmother is made of it…”
The document encouraged that our communities work together towards the common good and to combat bigotry in a 1-2-3 plan. The first step in the plan identifies the belief in one God. The second step acknowledges God’s commandment to love God and your neighbor. Finally, step three is for our communities to commit to three things: making friends, building peace, and serving the world at large together.
This relationship with Saddleback Church was initiated over a year ago with a friendship between one of the pastors, Abraham Meulenberg, and the ICSC’s Jihad Turk. Pastor Meulenberg reached out having heard about the Center and our interfaith work. From this friendship developed an institutional link between their respective organizations.
Thanks to www.standupforthetruth.com for making this available.
A man told the faith healer he needed prayer for his hearing. The faith healer grabbed both sides of the man’s head and started speaking in unknown tongues and pushing against the man’s ears as if he was pushing a demon through one ear & out of the other. After about 3 minutes of this, the faith healer said, “How’s your hearing now, young man?” The man looked up and humbly said, “My hearing is next Tuesday…….”
Bill: Hey Hillary, isn’t it cool that we can hear all of our favorite rock & roll songs played in church each Sunday?
Hillary: Yeah but is that really worship?
Bill: It depends on what the definition of ” is ” is…
Opinion—— Is worship about our enjoyment? Or to the contrary, is it about what pleases and honors God?