Connecting Faith and Life

Money or Honey: Your Choice!

Today many families are ruined by a giant killer called money. The craze for affluence and fear of security are T driving many couples to look for better job prospects that pay a 'little bit more'! Many a couple do not have time for each…

A Memorable Drive

Twenty years ago, I drove a cab for a living. One day I was responding to a call from a small brick fourplex in a quiet part of town. I assumed I was being sent to pick up some party-ers, or someone who had just had a fight with a lover, or…

Bee Surprised!

What's to fear in one small bee? Not much, but put fifty or sixty of them coming at you relentlessly and then you know the meaning of “Apiphobia.” That's exactly what happened to me a few months back! Conducting the funeral of a dear…

Fanny: The Hymn Writer

Frances Jane Crosby was born into a family of strong Puritan ancestry on March 24, 1820. As a baby, she had an eye infection which an incompetent doctor treated by placing hot poultices on her red and inflamed eyelids. The infection did…

The Practice of Prayer

1.  Twice a day set apart a minimum of fifteen minutes each as soon as waking up and just before going to bed. 2.  Sit up straight with your legs stretched and body straight and the body relaxed.  A kneeling position with hands and head…

Why this Kolaveri Di!

I was not really surprised when my school going daughter one day returned home humming Why this Kolaveri Di. I didn't bother to ask her where she got the song. That question would have been irrelevant. A few months ago Kolaveri Di was the…

How Much Faith is Needed for a Miracle?

The Bible tells us that many people received healing because of their faith (Mk. 5:34, 10:52, Lk. 17:19, 18:42). But we also read about incidents where the sick person did not exhibit any faith and still got healed. In Mk. 2, four men …

The Art of Meditating

The frenetic pace of our affluent life style has overwhelmed the individual to a point where people look for escape valves and releases. In spite of the human race caught up in a rat race God in His infinite mercy, deigns to speak to His…

Josh McDowell: The Last Christian Generation

This book reveals the depth of the burden the author has for the youth of today and portrays the stark reality of the current generation. Surveys among churched youth reveal that 50-60% of them do not believe that Jesus is the Son of God…

Mobile Phone Addiction

Although not as deadly as other forms of addiction, mobile phone addiction is still real trouble. Whether it is texting, checking out social networking sites, instant messaging, or calling; fixation in the use of the cell phone is already…