Shaking hands Central Asian style

In addition to the required “Hello,” Central Asian men shake hands the first time they see each other in the day. When man enters a room, he goes around and shakes hands with each man present. The strength of the Central Asian handshake differs from the traditional “firm” American handshake. Men may grasp your hand lightly rather than giving it a firm squeeze. This is … Continue reading Shaking hands Central Asian style

“For all the gods of the nations are idols, but the LORD made the heavens.”

As we’ve been reading the story of Elijah and the prophets of Ba’al to our boys, I wanted to find a Scripture that really sums of the heart of the story. This is the one I found.  In today’s culture, it is seen as narrow-minded and downright offensive. What makes you think that your God is true God and someone else’s isn’t? What I hear … Continue reading “For all the gods of the nations are idols, but the LORD made the heavens.”