Table Talk

“Who made up all the rules. We follow them like fools. Believe them to be true. Don’t care to think them through.” –  Jem

“‘Cause we’re all guilty of the same things. We think the thoughts whether or not we see them through.” – Relient K It’s disgusting how self-righteous we can be. As Relient K says “Sometimes we live for no one but ourselves.”

Thanksgiving. The one day each year when friends and family get together to eat way too much, and give thanks for everything, after the tradition of our pilgrim founders.

We all run into people everyday who seem to leave us with a bitter taste in our mouth. Maybe it’s someone you have never met, but know who they are, and finally you ran into them briefly at the grocery store.

I knew an old man. We’ll call him Bob. He lost his wife a few years ago to a long-term battle with cancer. Until his death, he lost the will to live, and the church they were apart of for 50+ years has had its own rough ride, leaving a near empty church.

In Triumph was the tool that God used to introduce me to Christ and also disciple me in His Word.  As a former addict, I walked into this program with a lot of baggage, and it was a long process before I could even start thinking correctly.  I originally came

“At 3:30 a.m., I awoke to a black room, so dark that my eyes could not see even one inch away, much less to the other side…I was in the darkest place I had been in perhaps for years…” – Jim Elliff Have you ever experienced anything like this before?

It’s not often one sees something like this in the city.    

The Eleventh Commandment was a phrase used by President Ronald Reagan during his 1966 campaign for Governor of California. The Commandment reads: Thou shalt not speak ill of any fellow Republican.[1][2]

The cry to “boycott!” is everywhere, as well as among evangelicals who hate seeing unBiblical decisions being made by the American stores which we visit almost daily.