THE EYES OF MY ENEMY

I’ve been thinking about how we Christians are often permissive in accepting “grey areas” in our lives. Music, television, obsessions with celebrities and sports, clothing, art, sexual purity in dating, bad jokes, hobbies, violence in the media, politics, what we eat and drink, nationalism and rebellion as “a right of passage”. We even overlook things […]

I am compelled to share with you a portion of “Aggressive Christianity” (the original Catherine Booth version) that I read today:

“It seems to me that we come infinitely short of any right and rational idea of the aggressive spirit of the New Testament saints. Satan has got Christians to accept what I may call a namby-pamby, kidglove kind of system of presenting the Gospel to people. ‘Will they be so kind as to read this […]

HOW YOU CAN HELP AFTER HURRICANE KATRINA

WE NEED YOUR HELP! Due to the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, we have an overwhelming need to secure volunteers to answer phones at: Emergency Disaster Services1000 Pratt Ave.Elk Grove Village, Illinois 60007 · Volunteers can work one or more of the following shifts: 8am–12pm12pm-4pm 4pm-8pm · On-site training will be given to everyone who participates […]

NEWS BRIEF: SALVATION ARMY BRINGING RELIEF TO SURVIVORS OF HURRICANE KATRINA

Chicago, IL…In the wake of what is being called one of the worst national disasters in U.S. history, The Salvation Army has launched one of the largest emergency disaster services relief efforts in the organization’s history. Currently, The Salvation Army is providing relief to residents and first responders in Hattiesburg, Miss., Mobile, Ala., and New […]

Repainting the Christian Faith

Rob Bell—pastor of Mars Hill and Nooma video man—has a new book out called “Velvet Elvis”. It looks super cool and I’m sure it will be a great read. Anyway, I’ve only read the prologue and I have already been impacted. Here’s the part I want to share with you: “Here’s what often happens: Somebody […]

Congratulations are in Order!

*Congratulations to Andrea and Jon Bukiewicz who welcomed their son Mylo Forrest Bukiewicz into the world on August 15, 2005. Jon, Andrea, Chloe and Mylo are all doing very well. Jon also just became the Youth Director at the Hammond Munster Corps. Pray for them as they: adjust to having another miracle running (but for […]