What is power? Who has it? And why does it matter? We explore David's abuse of power against Bathsheba, compare that to Jesus' positive use of power with "the five thousand," and discuss what power we have in our own relationships.
Monday, July 23, 2012
A person dies of suicide every 14 minutes in the
United States. There are one million suicide attempts every
year. Nineteen percent of high school
students have seriously considered killing themselves. Fifteen percent actually made suicide
plans. But we’re not just talking about
young people. Suicide rates are highest
in people ages 40-59 and over 80.
As you may know, this coming Saturday, July 28, is Suicide Prevention Awareness Day in
There has been a rash of suicides, especially amongst young people over
the last few years here, and a group of people have come together to do
something about it. By chance, today’s
continuation of Saul and David’s story deals with the same issue. Greenbrier County
May God bless you and yours!
Do you see the glass as half-full or half-empty? Is Saul a hero or a villain? What about David? Are you an optimist or a pessimist? Or…do you really have a choice in the matter? If recent research done by neuroscientists is any indication, even on a cloudy day we look for the silver lining.
Monday, July 9, 2012
Kelsey McCoy is a 2012 graduate of Greenbrier East High School and an active member of Ronceverte Presbyterian Church. She plans to attend Michigan State University this fall as a freshman studying Broadcast Journalism. Today, she is the guest speaker, sharing her thoughts on what it means to be faithful.