Darryl Cornett is a pastor, historian and former seminary professor. He has written a very informative article asking the question as to whether a fundamental connection exists between Islam and terrorism. His concluding paragraphs are quoted below. You should read the rest of the article to see why he arrives at the conclusion that he does.

The article begins by tracing the founding of Islam and then examines what the Quran teaches about Jihad.  Cornett goes on to look at the issue of war in the Old Testament and President Obama’s recent comments at the National Prayer Breakfast.

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Deserve a Second Chance?

February 24, 2015 — Leave a comment

Do people really deserve a second chance? In short, the answer is no.

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Heron

Heron

This is the heron that snacked on the duckling pictured here. He stood between 3 to 4 feet tall.

(Taken with iPhone camera February 6, 2015 in my backyard in Boynton Beach, Florida.)

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Concierge 15.02.13

February 13, 2015 — Leave a comment

This week’s points of interest on the internet including articles on marriage, prayer, atheism, worship, possessions & the gospel.

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Duckling

Duckling

Sadly this duckling would only live for about five minutes after this picture was taken. A heron snatched him up carrying him a short distance away before swallowing him.

(Taken with iPhone camera February 6, 2015 in my backyard in Boynton Beach, Florida.)

Gantz Jaunt 15.02.08

February 8, 2015 — Leave a comment

jauntHarvard joined Yale this week in adopting a formal ban against professors having sexual relations with students. A history professor, Alison Johnson, stated that “We’re not seeing potential romantic partners. We are seeing students.”

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Journal Entry 15.02.07

February 7, 2015 — Leave a comment

The Lord has been good this week. It began with a demonstration of his presence in the Bible Study class that I teach at First Boynton Church. Our topic is Prayer & Revival.We examined the Leviticus record of the Lord granting his presence through the tabernacle and priestly system. As we applied that to our lives, we spoke much of Christ as both our sacrifice and our priest. A healthy session on being filled with the Holy Spirit concluded our time.

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