Friday, April 2, 2010

This Is Why He Came and Died: Reflections on Good Friday

"Can it really be just three months ago we gathered with loved ones to celebrate Christmas? What joy we felt as we celebrated the birth of the baby Jesus. Emmanuel. God with us.

But today, on Good Friday, we reflect on how that beautiful babe in the manger came to fulfill a mission. A terrible and glorious mission! God invaded planet Earth. He became a human child, to live as one of us, to call us to repent, to love God with our whole heart, minds, and souls, and our neighbors as ourselves."

For more of Chuck Colson's commentary, click here.

The Problem with Self-Esteem: Priorities

"My kids all have library cards. The cards, which must be scanned whenever books are checked out, not only encourage them to read; they also teach a measure of personal responsibility.

My children get to check out the books themselves and must return them by the due date or incur a fine."

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