Clips from Sinek’s longer talk on defeating success.
Great background on the founding and gelling of American values in its beginning.
by Bill Connor
“Do not indulge the supposition that morality can be maintained without religion. Of all the dispositions and habits which lead to prosperity, religion and morality are indispensable supports.” — George Washington
“America is a God-fearing country, with all it implies. … American religious commitment is a primary – the primary source, I think – of American exceptionalism.” — English historian Paul Johnson
With the recent death of Christian icon Billy Graham, America had the opportunity to reflect on his life and the importance of his Christian evangelism on the nation. Younger people learned in Graham’s various crusades starting in the 1940s, and learn a bit of the Christian character of America up through recent times.
Unfortunately, there are great and increasing numbers attempting to drown out the work of Graham and move America toward a secular state future. This side sees a thoroughly secularized government. They will claim that the “wall of separation” between church and state prevents public reference to God.
Pray for Haiti!
Will Your Phone Dominate Your Life in 2018?
Personal phones are great for so many uses in life but they can lead to tragedy–auto accidents, child and teen tracking and trafficking and bullying. Crossway has done some research and come up with some good thoughts for use of phone in 2018.
As we begin a new year, many of us will take a moment to reflect upon life, the year past, and the days to come. How can we reorient unhealthy patterns and develop new ones to improve our physical and spiritual health?
Technology use is an area with which many of us struggle to find balance. How much is too much? What is it good for? How can we encourage our families to hold it in its proper place?
Today is the eleventh anniversary of the release of the iPhone. With how much of our lives and thoughts are consumed by our handheld devices, it’s hard to believe that smartphones have only been in our pockets for just over a decade.
For more insight read here.