Category Archives: Technology

Denominations: Anabaptist/Mennonites, and Amish

The Mennonite World Conference (MWC) reports that there were 2.13 million Anabaptists in their fellowship in 2018 (membership, map and statistics, mwc-cmm.org).  Africa is the continent with the most members, approximately 36%.  North America is second, approximately 31% (ibid).  Anabaptist … Continue reading

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What’s Your Cause?

It is normal for one to want a cause in life.  By “cause,” I mean: “a goal or principle served with dedication and zeal” (yourdictionary.com).  A person desires meaning and purpose in life. A Christian has a cause.  Jesus taught, … Continue reading

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Are You A Connector and a Maven?

Connectors.  Some people seem to know, have contact, or be connected in some way with everybody.  They have hundreds of phone numbers in their phones, and hundreds of friends on social media.  I have a friend who does “fill-in preaching” … Continue reading

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Wisdom for Worry/ Answers for Anxiety

The word “anxiety” word is from a Latin word meaning “to strangle.” The word “worry” is from an old English word meaning “to strangle.” Adam Clark indicates that the Biblical word, merimnao, can be used of “dividing or distracting the … Continue reading

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Ethics: Medicine

There are many advantages to living in twenty-first century America.  “It was not very long ago, as history is measured, when such things as oranges or cocoa were the luxuries of the rich and when it was considered an extravagance … Continue reading

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Ethics: The Environment and Animals

There is a great divide in humanity over man’s usage of the environment and animals.  This divide has led to terrorism.  “During the past two decades, radical environmental and animal rights groups have claimed responsibility for hundreds of crimes and … Continue reading

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Ethics: Life (Part 2)

Definition: Euthanasia is of Greek origin (eu = good, thanatos = death). Euthanasia is some times called “mercy killing.” Euthanasia has the following component parts: (1) one is terminating another’s life (with or without the consent of the one being … Continue reading

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Ethics: Mind

The Christian is in a spiritual warfare (2 Corinthians 10:3-ff; Ephesians 6:10-ff; 1 Peter 2:11, etc.).  This war involves the mind (Romans 8:7; Ephesians 2:3, 4:17, 23; Colossians 1:21).  A Christian should think differently, than this sinful world (Romans 12:2; … Continue reading

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Life In A Fish Bowl

Like it or not, you and I are being watched nearly all the time when in public, and perhaps even when we think we’re in private.  Welcome to life in the 21st century, life in a fish bowl. The surveillance … Continue reading

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