Q. Our daughter is a special needs child, who doctors say will live about half as long as the average adult. There’s also a good chance she will be under our care her entire life. We just finished Baby Step 3 of your plan, so we have all of our debt paid off except for the house, and we have an emergency fund of three to six months of expenses saved. We have health insurance, too. However, we were wondering how the situation with our little girl affects retirement planning and college funding?
News sources have been calling it a Big Brother bill, and the implications are chilling. Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed legislation that tightens restrictions on missionary activity and evangelism, according to a report on the Christianity Today website.
As Americans, we seem to pride ourselves on how little sleep we need and how busy we are! However, we were created to have downtime to sleep, reflect, pray, to commune with and seek wisdom from God. Even God rested!
By the seventh day God had finished the work he had been doing; so on the seventh day he rested from all his work.Genesis 2:2
When we accept Christ, our lives change. For some, this change is in stages over time. For others it is literally overnight. So, some folks can pinpoint the date they were saved and others cannot.
“Woe to the world because of offenses” (Matthew18:7). Looking back through history to the present day, our world feels chaotic, almost too dangerous for us. Peace and safety have become our most sought after commodities.
The human brain fascinates me. Its computing power is truly remarkable. Just one brain generates more energy (electrical impulses) in one day than all the cell phones on the planet.
I recently spent a couple of days at Muskoka Bible Centre, a Christian camp north of Toronto where we love to spend time in the summer. While there I cracked open a new book by Michael Haykin and saw that, fittingly enough, he had dedicated it to the staff and guests of MBC. I took it as a sign that I ought to keep reading. I’m glad I did.