According to a post on the McKinley-Irvin family law website, based on U.S. Census Bureau statistics In America there is one divorce approximately every 36 seconds. 41% of all first marriages end in divorce, that number rises to 60% of second marriages, and 73% of third marriages. People who wait to get married until
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The movie “127 hours” is based on the story of Aaron Ralston a 27-year-old experienced outdoorsman from Aspen Colorado. He was hiking in a canyon in Utah on a 13-mile hike, when an 800-pound boulder shifted and pinned his arm. Knowing that nobody knew where he was, after being stuck there for 5 days, he
How do you know when someone is drunk? I actually found some answers to that question on wiki-how. It was pretty standard stuff glassy or bloodshot eyes, smell alcohol on their breath or clothes, inability to walk a straight line, or handle simple motor function, like fumbling with their keys, spilling a drink, etc., slurred speech.
So throughout this advent season I am trying to tie my sermon in with the advent reading. Last week we looked at Mary’s Magnificat, because that was the passage. But when looking at the advent reading for today, I was really resistant to preaching a sermon on this passage. Let me tell you why. You
As the old year-ends and the New Year begins this is a time when thinking about things we might like to accomplish or experience comes naturally to us. I don’t have an actual list, but Jacob and I have talked about a few things that we would like to do together sometime as a father
This year The River Church will be celebrating Christ’s birth with a Christmas Eve Service on Saturday, December 24th at 4:00 p.m. We will not have our regular worship service on Christmas morning. We will be back to our normal Sunday morning time of 9:30 a.m. on New Year’s Day with a time of
So we learned a lot about prayer from Hezekiah, last week. But I think there is more that we can still learn from Hezekiah about prayer. So today we are going to address what happens in the next chapter of his life. Let’s begin by look at Isaiah 38, verse 1: “In those days Hezekiah
Please turn with me in your Bibles to the book of Isaiah, chapter 37. So throughout this year we have been having sermons that have come out of your questions. Today we will be addressing a question that someone had on learning how to pray. This is not the typical passage that we might turn
According to Wikipedia, Mr. Magoo was a wealthy, short-statured retiree who gets into a series of comical situations as a result of his nearsightedness, compounded by his stubborn refusal to admit the problem. However, through uncanny streaks of luck, the situation always seems to work itself out for him, leaving him no worse than before.