Reblog from The Master’s Seminary: "Teach Your People to Suffer"

I work with people who have lost children to accident, or miscarriage. I work with people who lost spouses, who have been through trauma or war. Below is a wonderful essay in which the author recounts the agony and the blessing of his and his wife's trial, and the suffering they endured to the glory …

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Heaven: The New Jerusalem – our future home

I've been writing about heaven. Included under the generic umbrella of "heaven" are the terms, Paradise, Abraham's Bosom, Millennium Kingdom, and New Jerusalem. Today I'd like to examine New Jerusalem. The following are quotes from the GotQuestions article "What is the New Jerusalem?" Here at the beginning of their article, we find many terms for …

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Shoreham Air Crash, pics and video

News today is of a terrible crash of a plane participating in an air show...that crashed on the highway adjacent to the field, killing commuters.Dramatic video has emerged showing a plane as it crashed during an airshow in southern England. The footage shows the aircraft hitting a road, striking a number of vehicles, as it …

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Ultimate selfie: man edits himself into one-man orchestra playing every instrument (and conducting)

A man played each part in a 70-piece orchestra and cut it into a one-man showA man from Hull in the UK has taken the concept of the one-man band and run with it. Ben Morfitt, 24, spent a month creating a video of himself playing the parts of a 70-piece orchestra in his bedroom …

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Everest/Nepal quake: "I don’t know where somewhere else is"

On Saturday, April 25, a powerful "7.9 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal," reports the UK Guardian. The latest update states that the-"death toll has risen to more than 2,500. More than 5,000 people have been injured. Powerful aftershocks today between Kathmandu and Everest unleashed more avalanches in the Himalayas and caused panic in the capital, where …

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Man fixated on his cell phone doesn’t realize a whale is beneath him

Man too busy texting to notice rare whale surface RIGHT NEXT TO HIMFor those attuned to certain values, it's an image that defies belief and defines how far modern culture has sunk. There is a man on the deck of a sailboat. Just feet below is a humpback whale. Perhaps the whale is saying hello. …

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