The best outcomes are to befriend Muslims and through every avenue available bring them to a place where the saving Grace of Jesus Christ touches their hearts.
Every husband has received, at some time, 'the silent treatment' from his spouse. This 'silence' is louder and more communicative than a noisy gong or a clanging symbol.
The Bible says that a just weight is as precious as gold. There appears to be a question as to the trustworthiness of the scales. Such is a direct route towards calamity.
The three specific texts that the King James English translators have specifically chosen the word 'whistle'.
Music has one foot in physics and one foot in aesthetics. Psalm chapter 49, verse 4 also comments on the value of more than one aspect of music: "I will incline my ear to a proverb; I will solve my riddle to the music of the lyre."
This idea of freelance is common enough in journalistic circles as it is on Christian circles where overseas and home missions personnel are freelancing outside the structures of the traditional denominational church programs. For the 17 years I served as the Australian cricket team chaplain moving on in 2001 to Life After Cricket, is an example of freelancing outside the framework of a local church ministry.
Many Christians are persecuted in countries that actually have laws guaranteeing religious freedom. In reality, the laws only apply if you are on the side of those who hold the guns.
The Evian conference outcomes for the Jews of Germany was very different to claims that today's refugees – that's a long stretch but if facts get in the way, followed by a political spin, well ..... it hardly does justice to the Holocaust victims such as Anne Frank.
Christians are ditching the traditional suburban church life to making a bee line for Cathedral worship - or - to the more hands on, dramatised, family orientated, digitalised, wifi organised and mega performance of the Pentecostal congregation.
"If you want to be perfect," Jesus said to him, "go, sell your belongings and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven. Then come, follow Me."