Getting Things Done

In his book, How to Use Humor for Business Success, Malcolm Kushner reports that there are three ways to get things done: 

1) Do it yourself. 

2) Ask someone else to do it. 

3) Ask your kids not to do it.



Bible Reading Plan – February 2018, Week 6

Monday, February 5:

Jacob & the Wrestling – Jacob wrestling with God & embracing God as his own

  • Genesis 32
  • Genesis 33
  • Hosea 12:2-6

 

Tuesday, February 6:

Joseph & his Betrayal – Joseph is envied, betrayed, & sold by his brothers

  • Genesis 37
  • Acts 7:8-9
  • Matthew 27:1-18


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Bible Reading Plan January-February 2018, Week 5

Monday, January 29:

Isaac & Rebekah – The servant’s prayer for God’s direction & God’s guidance

  • Genesis 24
  • Psalms 37:3-8
  • Proverbs 3:5-6

 

Tuesday, January 30:

Esau & the Birthright – God chooses the second birth & Esau’s shortsighted trade

  • Genesis 25
  • Romans 9:10-12
  • Hebrews 12:14-17


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We’ve Always Done It

A man walked by and saw a sentry standing guard for no apparent reason, so he approached the sentry and asked him why he was standing in that particular place.

The sentry replied, “I don’t know.  I’m just following orders.”

So, the man went to the captain of the guard and asked him why the sentry was posted in that place.

“I don’t know,” replied the captain, “we’re just following orders.”

This aroused the captain’s curiosity, so he went and asked those in authority over him.  They too had no idea why the guard was posted there so they asked the king.  The king didn’t know either, so he summoned his wise men and asked them.

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Bible Reading Plan January 2018, Week 4

Monday, January 22:

Abraham & Hagar/Ishmael – Abraham doubts God’s promise & God blesses Ishmael

  • Genesis 16
  • Genesis 21:8-21
  • Galatians 4:21-31

 

Tuesday, January 23:

Abraham & Circumcision – The sign of circumcision vs. spiritual circumcision

  • Genesis 17
  • Romans 4:7-13
  • Colossians 2:11-13


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February 2018 Calendar

Feb 4         Souper Bowl of Caring
Feb 4         VBS Steering Committee Mtg  [2 p.m.]
Feb 9-10    SuperStart! Houston, TX
Feb 10       Men’s Breakfast  [8 a.m.]
Feb 11       Youth Fundraiser – Spaghetti Dinner
Feb 14       Valentine’s Day
Feb 14       Area Preacher’s Lunch  [11:30 a.m.]
Feb 18       VBS Meeting  [immediately following am worship]
Feb 20       Ladies’ Meeting  [7 p.m.]
Feb 25       Western Sunday
Feb 25       Gideon Update


Bible Reading Plan January 2018, Week 3

Monday, January 15:

Job & God – Job’s suffering & God’s compassionate mercy

  • Job 38
  • Job 42
  • James 5:9-11

 

Tuesday, January 16:

Abraham & God’s Call – Abraham’s faith to follow God & the promise of the gospel

  • Genesis 12:1-9
  • Hebrews 11:8-10
  • Galatians 3:7-14


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Bible Reading January 2018, Week 2

Monday, January 8:

Noah & the Flood – Noah’s faith & deliverance from the flood

  • Genesis 6
  • Genesis 7
  • Hebrews 11:7

 

Tuesday, January 9:

Noah & the Flood – God’s judgment of sin & Jesus’ second coming

  • Genesis 8
  • Genesis 9
  • Matthew 24:36-44


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Bible Reading January 2018, Week 1

Monday, January 1:

  • Genesis 1:1-5
  • John 1:1-18
  • Colossians 1:15-19

 

Tuesday, January 2:

  • Genesis 1
  • Hebrews 11:1-3
  • Hebrews 1:10-12


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Breaking News

John Franklin, a noted evangelist, was speaking at two different churches in a large city in the same week.  A reporter was present at the first service.  After the sermon the evangelist pleaded with the reporter not to publish in the local paper any of the jokes he had used that night, since he was going to use the same stories the following night at the other church. 


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