Learning to value differences in others is a lot like looking at skyscrapers in the city. Imagine you can only view buildings from the sidewalks, looking up. But one day you are able to stand on the twentieth story of a skyscraper and look out the window. You now see the city from a completely new view. Continue reading
The human brain is a fabulous creation of God. There are many questions pertaining to the brain, brain diseases and brain injuries. Many scientist and doctors have come to believe that sleep and brain development cannot be separated.
King David had this to say about sleep when he wrote the Psalms, “In peace I will lie down and sleep, for you alone, LORD, make me dwell in safety.” (Psalms 4:8) King David referred to sleep as safety. The King also wrote, “It is vain for you to rise up early, To retire late, To eat the bread of painful labors; For He gives to His beloved even in his sleep.” (Psalms 127:2)
The brain uses a quarter of the body’s entire energy supply, yet only accounts for about two percent of the body’s mass. Sleep and how a human brain functions cannot be ignored.
Here is a helpful video by Jeff Iliff, a neuroscientist, who explores the unique functions of the brain and sleep.
Quotes can be extremely powerful. The power of positive quotes can be fuel for the soul.
Here are some great comments and thoughts that can inspire.
Compliments are the helium that fills everyone’s balloon; they elevate the person receiving them so he or she can fly over life’s troubles and land safely on the other side. - Bernie S. Siegel, M.D., Author
The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain. - Dolly Parton, Singer and actress
Every day is my best day…I’m not going to have this moment again. - Bernie Siegel, M.D., Author
Every exit is an entrance somewhere else. - Tom Stoppard, Playwright
A Brief Introduction to The Jethro Ministry
The Jethro Ministry journey began with a simple question, “How do you get church people to work together as a team?” This question was the result of several other questions.
- Why are some congregations finding it difficult to grow and prosper?
- Why are they not using the human resources that the Lord has created within their fellowships to become powerful for the Kingdom of God?
- Why are so many pastors and church leaders in conflict with one another? Continue reading