All the uproar on social media this week over the Kermit Gosnell trial has kept the whole abortion issue heavy on my mind, and frankly, thank goodness for social media. Because the mainstream news outlets certainly aren't talking about it. I checked CNN.com. Nothing. I checked Google News. Nothing. I checked BBC.com. Nothing. Unbelievable. But... Continue Reading →
This video has been making its rounds on Facebook. I hadn't watched it, just assuming it was another overly-hyped video that had gone viral around my Christian-saturated Facebook world. But so many people commented on it, that I finally sat down to watch it.I'm so glad I did. I love it. This is TRUTH. And... Continue Reading →
Poetic.Succinct.Powerful.Clear.Best of all ... true.
"Do not waste time bothering whether you "love" your neighbour; act as if you did. As soon as we do this we find one of the great secrets. When you are behaving as if you loved someone, you will presently come to love him." —C.S. Lewis (Mere Christianity)
Working at Compassion has it's perks. Yesterday was definitely one of those. Stan Walker, winner of Australian Idol, came to visit the headquarters and did a special chapel service.Now, to be honest, when I heard that an Idol winner was coming here, my immediate thought was Oh great. Another wannabe pop star who's using God... Continue Reading →
I just read the most moving blog post I think I've ever read.Brant Hansen, a radio DJ whose blog I follow, was recently in Afghanistan. He went to Afgha... actually, you know what? Nothing I write can do his post justice.Just trust me. You should read it.
these clips never seem to get old. This is Danyl, a teacher from the UK auditioning for a television show called the X-Factor. In case you missed them, here are the other two.
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From the San Antonio News ...Air Force Master Sgt. Joseph Myers had only one wish while in the desert sands of Iraq: Get home before the end of his daughter's fourth-grade year.It almost didn't happen. Almost.On Thursday, the next-to-last day of class at Randolph Elementary School, the airman's wish came true.An emotional Myers, still dressed... Continue Reading →
Remember this guy? And this guy? Seems Britain's Got Talent has a thing for discovering hidden treasures.Well, prepare yourselves for this one.Susan Boyle. Not only is she an aMAZing singer, but she sings one of my all-time favorite songs.Simon's reaction is great.