Identity Theft

Screen Shot 2012-05-18 at 9.39.22 AMA few weeks ago I received yet another email indicating that my account had been frozen and I needed to go to a link and enter my account information to have it unlocked.  Some of these emails supposedly come from banks where I do not even have an account.  They are ‘phishing’ emails.  People are looking for my information so they can hack my account and get money from it.  I usually delete these immediately.

Once I got one the purported to be from a bank where I did have and account.  Continue reading


Introducing Jesus

Steve Harvey is a well-known comedian and television personality.  Some time ago someone shared with me Steve’s introduction to Jesus Christ.  Evidently Steve Harvey has been asked to introduce a number of famous people. He answers the question of how it would be if he had to introduce Jesus. Evidently it was a part of one of his comedic routines.  From some of his interviews, I understand that Steve is a person who claims faith in Jesus Christ. His introduction to Jesus is a lot of fun and I enjoy sharing it with others.   I even used the video in a Palm Sunday service.  I hope you’ll click the link and enjoy it too.

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Who do we intend to be?

Today a quote crossed my desk from Max DePree, the former head of Herman Miller Furniture Company.  Max is a recognized leader and a strong Christian.  He said,

“Management has a lot to do with answers. Leadership is a function of questions. And the first question for a leader always is: ‘Who do we intend to be?’ Not ‘What are we going to do?’ but ‘Who do we intend to be?'”

That was a quote I put on the bulletin board over my desk.  I loved Max’s book Leadership is an Art. Continue reading

The Fingerprints of God

Genesis tells you and me that humankind was created in the image of God (Genesis 1:26).  The theological term for this is imago dei (Latin for the image of God).  There has been much theological debate about what that precisely means.  Whatever the theologians decide, it is the uniform part of all of us that reflects we are God’s.  We are His creation! Continue reading