Monthly Archives: February 2011

Should we give to beggars? (Part 3)

No!  Each of us should feel a desire to help others who are in need. We were created with this sensitivity for others who are less fortunate. However, a quick handout is at best cheap love. A small, quick handout … Continue reading

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Should we give to beggars? Part 2

MAYBE! This is so ironic… I wrote the 1st part of this blog on Monday and I said that YES we should give to beggars; it’s our duty to take care of others in need… BUT just yesterday we had … Continue reading

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Should we give to beggars? Part 1

YES! (I’ll follow this up with a ‘maybe’ and a ‘no’. Stay tuned:) Almost everyone I know has asked themselves this question, “Should I give money to the beggar on the street?” And the main reason we don’t is this: … Continue reading

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Go ye therefore and READ

Reading hasn’t always been around. In times past simply there was nothing to read. There was no mechanism to put thoughts, speeches, news, and love expressions in writing much less on paper. Most of the books in the bible (if not all) … Continue reading

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DEVOTE

“God does not call you to have a devotional time; God calls you to live a devotional life.” John Wesley Spiritual disciplines are a part of a life devoted to God. Not because God has rules for us to follow, … Continue reading

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What’s your price?

Today one of my mentors asked me a very thought-provoking and self-reflective question: “Josue, what’s your value?” I asked him to expound on that and he said, “What would it take to replace you at St. James?” He wasn’t trying … Continue reading

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100 million

Almost 100 million people have been preparing their homes for a Super Bowl Party tomorrow. The stores are out of chips, soda, and wings (crazy huh?). Pregame show starts at 1pm and the game will kick off at 5pm (central). … Continue reading

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