Images and Impressions

by F. L. Anderson

Images: Every year, thousands of people audition for the Fox show, 'American Idol'.

Impressions: Hundreds of millions of people witness the judges telling them the harsh truth - that grandma was wrong, they really can't sing!

A sportscaster that I have great respect for has a saying, "We live in a world of images and impressions". After hearing him say this again on a radio broadcast this week, it occurred to me that Jesus said the same thing, but in a different way. 

Here are three things Jesus had to say about the matter:

Repentance: 5 facts you should know

by F. L. Anderson

Repentance is a beautiful trait of any man or woman. Strive to master it, and you will experience a fresh and invigorating joy.
Before Jesus can build in our lives, He must first clear away all debris. Before a new beginning, the old must be removed. When we truly repent, we change our mind, our attitude, and purpose. We turn around on the inside!

Here are 5 facts you should know about repentance:

Moderation: A forgotten characteristic of the church

by F. L. Anderson

Many times the answers to all of our questions are right in front of us, but because many of God’s people are not trained or taught properly how to use what God has already given us: His examples, His pattern, and His Word. Rather than the flawed knowledge of man, cultural traditions, and silly superstitions, the Church is deceived and the only people who tend to see the deception are those who are outside the church.

There are many things that the Church today has forgotten, especially here in America. However the one important characteristic that has really gotten a lot of church leaders in trouble is the character of moderation.