The story is told about a Christian missionary named Boniface (originally called Winfred) who was commissioned as a missionary to the German pagans in early 700s AD. It was late in December (appx 722 AD), after having made an arduous journey in cold and difficult weather, Boniface, and his band of brothers, came upon the village where he was going to minister the Gospel.
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“To everything there is a season, a time for every purpose under heaven.” Ecclesiastes 3:1 Life is filled with a multitude of experiences and our lives are filled with various responses to these experiences: joy and sorrow, laughter and weeping, fear and boldness. The experiences in all of our lives weaves a variegated tapestry that, like looking at a real tapestry, if seen from
“Be strong and of good courage, do not fear nor be afraid of them; for the Lord your God, He is the One who goes with you. He will not leave you nor forsake you.” Deuteronomy 31:6 “Only be strong and very courageous, that you may observe to do according to all the law which Moses My servant commanded you; do not turn from
We are blessed to see young minds and hearts blossom like this on a daily basis.
Parents too often neglect and underestimate the power of forming early the inescapable habits of thought and life in their young children. By young, I mean birth to puberty. Along with neglecting the opportunities we have to self consciously form and direct the thinking and life choices of our children is the tendency parents have to neglect becoming self conscious about the habits of
Spring Hill, TN: Walt Disney once said, “All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them.” This week celebrates the twelve year anniversary of a Spring Hill couple pursuing their dream. On November 10, 2004, Perry and Patsy Coghlan opened their doors at Spring Hill Academy Preschool. This Texas-raised family spent the previous twenty years in Ohio, Florida and
Seth Godin, best selling author and highly in-demand speaker, wrote recently about “The one thing that will change everything.” As baseball fans are apt to say, “he hit it outta’ the park! Godin wrote: That introduction you need. The capital that your organization is trying to raise. The breakthrough in what you’re building… Have you noticed that as soon as you get that one
Parents too often neglect and underestimate the power of forming the inescapable habits of thought and life in their young children. By young, I mean age 18 and under! Along with neglecting the opportunities we have to self consciously form and direct the thinking and life choices of our children is the tendency parents have to neglect becoming self conscious about the habits of
Mom and dad, you underestimate your influence with your children. I recently watched the movie about the life of Jackie Robinson entitled “42.” It was centered upon his life as a baseball player, both in the minor and major leagues. It was for me, a powerful movie. One scene in particular was deeply moving, probably because I have spent so much of my adult
In arguably, one of the most influential speeches of the 20th century, Martin Luther King Jr. said the following, “I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character.” “The content of their character….” Amen. We are watching our