Author Archives: jesustrek

Fire Prevention

October is Fire Prevention Month. People are being urged to be cautious so as not to start any kind of fire that might get out of control and do serious damage to life and property. Fire that is out of … Continue reading

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Practical Atheists

John Stonestreet is a commentator for BreakPoint, a Christian worldview ministry established by Chuck Colson in 1991. Stonestreet recently wrote, “What if a time-traveler from the early church secretly followed you from Monday until Saturday evening, would they be able … Continue reading

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Warning!

As I was driving this morning, I saw a dog up ahead venture out of his owner’s yard and begin to sniff at something dead on the road. I immediately slowed down and blew my horn to warn him to … Continue reading

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The Harvest

“Then he said to his disciples, ‘The harvest is plentiful but the workers are few. Ask the Lord of the harvest, therefore, to send out workers into his harvest field.’”—Matthew 9:37-38 What Jesus noticed in the first century is still … Continue reading

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The North Star of the Bible

John 3:16 is perhaps the best loved and most quoted verse in Scripture. Countless people have memorized it from one Bible translation or another. Here are some quotes from well-known Christians about John 3:16: “John 3:16 is the North Star … Continue reading

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That’s Our Business

Business consultant Peter Drucker was asked what he considered to be the key to a successful business. He answered, “Every day we need to ask ourselves two questions: ‘What business are we in?’ ‘How’s business?’ Jesus has called us into … Continue reading

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Such a Loss

The clock of life is wound but once, And no man has the power To tell just when the hands will stop At late or early hour. To lose one’s wealth is sad indeed. To lose one’s health is more. … Continue reading

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Lack of Effort

On Thursday, October 3, Ronald Acuna Jr. hit a towering drive to right field in the seventh inning of the opening game of the National League Division Series between the Atlanta Braves and the St. Louis Cardinals. Instead of hustling … Continue reading

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Great Speaker

During a long lecture, a speaker endured many interruptions from a man in the balcony who kept yelling, “Louder! Louder!” After the fifth interruption, a gentleman in the first row stood up, looked back and asked, “Can’t you hear?” “No, … Continue reading

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Somebody Jesus Loves

The apostle John has a unique way of referring to himself in the gospel that he wrote. Several times he uses the phrase “the disciple whom Jesus loved”. He could have referred to himself as: an apostle, one of the … Continue reading

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