Believe Series


15 Jun: Single-Mindedness

We live in an anxious society built off of creating anxiety. You need only watch recent political campaigning to observe it. If you didn’t know you needed to worry about Ebola or the border you do now. Or take in a few commercials. Until that hair growth commercial began showing you were unaware that your bald spot was.


03 Jun: Giving My Resources

GoFundMe was launched on May 10, 2010 and is now the world’s #1 crowdfunding platform for personal causes and life-events. “Crowdfunding” is the practice of funding a project or venture by raising monetary contributions from a large number of people, typically via the internet.


25 May: Spiritual Gifts

If you enjoy gift-giving you may need to thank Charles. Before he put his pen to paper, the observance of Christmas had come to a halt. Puritans saw it as a pagan holiday and worked to have it banned. Anabaptists ignored it branding it “Papist.”


18 May: Total Surrender

Hiroo Onoda refused to surrender. Onoda was a lieutenant in the
Japanese army during World War II. As part of army intelligence he
had been sent to Lubang, 90 miles southwest of the Philippine
capital Manila, in December 1944. Three months later Allied troops
landed on the island and Japanese troops began surrendering.


14 May: Bible Study

Most Americans just do not read much. One poll states that in the past twelve months 41% of the respondents had not read a fiction book. 42% had not read a non-fiction book. And 28% have not read one book in the past year.