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Is Easter Too Scary for Children?

Posted in Internet Gateways on Sat, Apr 23 2011 - 07:16 PM

Every year, around this time, parents and churches ponder how to communicate the Easter story to children, as something more than dyed eggs. The problem is, of course, that it’s impossible to talk about the resurrection of Jesus without talking about death. And, in the case of Jesus, it’s really hard to talk about death without talking...

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Many Born-Again Christians Hold Universalist Views, Barna Finds

Posted in Internet Gateways on Sat, Apr 23 2011 - 07:13 PM

One in four born-again Christians hold universalist thoughts when it comes to salvation, according to a new Barna analysis of trend data.

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Obama Reflects on Death, Resurrection of Jesus

Posted in Internet Gateways on Thu, Apr 21 2011 - 11:03 PM

WASHINGTON – For President Barack Obama, the resurrection of Jesus Christ keeps things in perspective. That was his Easter reflection as he addressed Christian leaders Tuesday morning at the White House.

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Philanthropy in the Black Church

Posted in Internet Gateways on Thu, Apr 21 2011 - 03:22 PM

Members of historically Black churches who give generously to their congregation rank spiritual support for their everyday lives as the most important thing they want from their church. Surprisingly, social action and community service themes are less likely to motivate giving. Satisfaction with how the church manages money is also...

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You have your Blog now !!

Posted in General on Fri, Mar 04 2011 - 05:17 AM

Dear uinseann, We have just made your blog space, now you can blog! This message is posted automatically by our system, to prevent collapsed layout. After your first post, you may delete this message. The URL of your Blogging (Blog Editting) page is : http://www.praize.com/members/blog/uinseann/admin.html and the URL of your Blog page (for...

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Spring

Posted in Personal on Tue, May 18 2010 - 09:32 PM

Can you believe that spring is here? Yet...this May has proved to be cold and wet. Today was gloomy. Yet it is the day that the Lord has made.

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Never Give Up

Posted in Personal on Fri, Apr 16 2010 - 10:09 PM

Can Mankind Hurt God?I asked that question into a google search. I came up with various answers of course. One said that we could not hurt a sovereign God, because that was either bringing God down to our level, or trying to raise ourselves to Gods level. Another said no because hurt comes from disappointment, since God knows what we are going...

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CHOICES

Posted in Personal on Thu, Apr 15 2010 - 07:02 PM

I didn't realize how long it has been since I was on Praize. I have been catching up with blogs reading through Diane's blog, and the others, it is good to see that even after all this time we are still holding on. God is still on His Throne, and we are still in love with him. This past year has been something else up is down down is up, as the...

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You have your Blog now !!

Posted in General on Thu, Sep 17 2009 - 01:04 AM

Dear kimharshman, We have just made your blog space, now you can blog! This message is posted automatically by our system, to prevent collapsed layout. After your first post, you may delete this message. The URL of your Blogging (Blog Editting) page is : http://www.praize.com/members/blog/kimharshman/admin.html and the URL of your Blog page (for...

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A Light in My Heart

Posted in Personal on Tue, Aug 25 2009 - 07:33 PM

My anniversary is going to be in a couple of days, and during this time of year since my husbands death, I become very saddened. I think of when I first got married and the future lay before me. It was exciting, every day something to look forward to.And then when Scott was a baby. I enjoyed my home, my husband and my family. The future lay ...

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2009-08-14 09:15:15

Posted in Ministries on Fri, Aug 14 2009 - 09:15 AM

I apologize for all the (?) question marks throughout my postbelow! I do not know why they are there and I can't seem to get rid of them. Please ignore the  ???  Thanks!  ☺  I found quite a bit more than expected when I received a twitter 'tweet' by chance recently. It was about a new, and I believe, very important book. It deals...

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KJV

Posted in General on Thu, Aug 13 2009 - 11:59 AM

It is not good for christians to use counterfeit bibles so read more on this bible versions website ,compromising is not the way. Bible Versions

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You have your Blog now !!

Posted in General on Thu, Aug 13 2009 - 06:55 AM

Dear halbek, We have just made your blog space, now you can blog! This message is posted automatically by our system, to prevent collapsed layout. After your first post, you may delete this message. The URL of your Blogging (Blog Editting) page is : http://www.praize.com/members/blog/halbek/admin.html and the URL of your Blog page (for visitor)...

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You have your Blog now !!

Posted in General on Sat, Mar 28 2009 - 06:21 AM

Dear appigirl, We have just made your blog space, now you can blog! This message is posted automatically by our system, to prevent collapsed layout. After your first post, you may delete this message. The URL of your Blogging (Blog Editting) page is : http://www.praize.com/members/blog/appigirl/admin.html and the URL of your Blog page (for...

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Rainbow Over the Baobab Tree

Posted in Ministries on Wed, Jan 28 2009 - 10:52 AM

Hello and welcome to my blog!  My name is Shirley, but 'don't call me Shirley' (Ha!)... just call me: zeetz Rainbow Over the Baobab TreeThe baobab tree is amazing in it's design...a truly 'sustainable' source of energy resides within it's form. Baobabs store water inside their swollen trunk (up to 120,000 liters or 32,000 US...

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Don't Give Up

Posted in Ministries on Fri, Jan 16 2009 - 10:52 AM

F O O D   F O R   T H O U G H TDON'T GIVE UP Author Unknown One day I decided to quit... I quit my job, my relationship, my spirituality... I wanted to quit my life. I went to the woods to have one last talk with God. "God", I asked, "Can you give me one good reason not to quit?" His answer surprised me... "Look around...

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God of All Comfort

Posted in Ministries on Wed, Jan 14 2009 - 08:00 AM

2 Corinthians 1:3-7, 20Would you like a moment of rest and comfort?  Then please click here --->>  http://www.interviewwithgod.com/comfort/index.htm 

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If God says something, don't try to work it out yourself

Posted in Ministries on Tue, Jan 13 2009 - 12:26 AM

A child does not plan ahead. A child does not work it out in advance.  If God says something don't try to work it out - let it happen!  I'll let Him provide, I'll let Him lead.  I  have  now   L E T   G O  ~~~~~~~>>>

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Thanks for praying ... Moms doing well

Posted in Personal on Mon, Jan 12 2009 - 10:41 PM

Hi Blogtioch, just a quick note on this stormy winter night... it is -42c here tonight, praying for a snow day for tomorrow, haha, would enjoy a day snowed in. I asked you to pray for my Mom, she had some complications following the operation, bad reaction to some pain meds, blood pressure and oxygen levels were out of norm, gave a bit of a...

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Psalm 77

Posted in Ministries on Sun, Jan 11 2009 - 09:18 AM

This really blessed me today, so I thought I'd share it here. It's from Jack Kelley's website www.gracethrufaith.com Bread From Heaven Psalm 77"I cried out to God for help; I cried out to God to hear me. When I was in distress, I sought the Lord; at night I stretched out untiring hands and my soul refused to be comforted. I remembered you,...

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ANGELS AROUND THE TREE

Posted in Ministries on Fri, Jan 09 2009 - 10:07 AM

"Suffer the little children come unto Me, and forbid them not, for of such is the Kingdom of God." Mark 10:14  At that time the disciples came to Jesus and said, "Who then is greatest in the kingdom of heaven?" And He called a child to Himself and set him before them, and said, "Truly I say to you, unless you are ...

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FOREVER STAMPS ~ Put into Service at Just The Right Time

Posted in Ministries on Fri, Jan 09 2009 - 06:05 AM

Today's blog isn't about Ireland, but it IS about a part of my Odyssey, so I hope you enjoy it!God did a wonderful thing for me just before Christmas this year.  After 40 years I re-united with the wonderful woman who raised me for the first few years of my life. Her name is Arlene. When I was born in the 1950's in San Diego CA, my Mom ...

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Happy New Year

Posted in Personal on Thu, Jan 08 2009 - 08:12 PM

Thanks to all of you for your visit and comments to the post of my Dad, thanks Life is busy, yet good, gran-baby #2 on the way for the late spring. All the kids are doing well, God has be so gracious and good to us. If you would - pray for my Mom who goes into surgery to have her knee replaced Friday Jan8th (early tomorrow morning) I am not able...

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IMAGINE

Posted in Ministries on Thu, Jan 08 2009 - 07:36 PM

 IRELAND ......... IMAGINE, what it would be like to be in a situation:  where the tangible presence of God was being frequently experiencedwhere peace and harmony reigned on our streetswhere crime of all kinds was decliningwhere social problems were diminishingwhere the media was taking notice of what God was doing both in the church and in...

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The GOD of the MOUNTAIN

Posted in Ministries on Tue, Jan 06 2009 - 09:04 PM

Right before Christmas I received a book in the mail, a gift to us, written by our friends Jim and Penny Caldwell. When I my husband and I were living in Saudi Arabia in the mid 1990's, and Jim and Penny Caldwell were our constant companions and confidants during our stay. They literally were the very BEST part of our Saudi Arabian experience. ...

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