Monday, February 8, 2010

Cool Church in Hot Country: Yeah man…

World's best team? Jérémie just posted some news and photos on his blog. Last Sunday, he visited a church in Jamaica. But it wasn't just a visit, they were asked to run the whole service. You can read the whole story on his blog. 
PS. Staying in the family. Sunday night we had a very enjoyable Sushi-party. Thanks Rachel for all the hard work!

Tuesday, February 2, 2010

Men Only! Why Porn is So Alluring…

OK, this is a restricted post. Men only, means men only! We're probably all telling ourselves: "Yeah right, like THAT'S going to happen!" I think virtually every man is tempted by lust and pornography is just one possibility. But why does porn have such a strong influence on us?

Well here is the post. Al Mohler comments on a book he's just read called Wired for Intimacy: How Pornography Hijacks the Male Brain.

Here is a quote from the book that I found very helpful, because it was very true:
"The simplest explanation for why men view pornography (or solicit prostitutes) is that they are driven to seek out sexual intimacy," he explains. The urge for sexual intimacy is God-given and essential to the male, he acknowledges, but it is easily misdirected. Men are tempted to seek "a shortcut to sexual pleasure via pornography" and now find this shortcut easily accessed.

Here is the whole thing on Al Mohler's blog

Monday, February 1, 2010

Don't Waste Your Cancer… Is it an Option?

Does God really cripple us with cancer? Many of us know that Matt Chandler has been diagnosed with cancer. Here is a recent article published by Associated Press on Chandler, his family and his cancer. Very moving and astonishing.