Archive for October 2017

Stephen Paddock, Las Vegas and the Nature of Evil

Oct 21st, 2017 | By
stephen-paddock

On the night of 1 October 2017, a gunman opened fire on a large crowd of concertgoers at the Route 91 Harvest music festival on the Las Vegas Strip, leaving 58 people dead and over 500 injured. Between 10:05 and 10:15 p.m., 64-year-old Stephen Paddock of Mesquite, Nevada, fired hundreds of rifle rounds from his suite on the 32nd floor of the nearby Mandalay Bay hotel. About an hour after Paddock fired his last shot, he was found dead from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Why he did this is unclear.



1 Peter 2:17-25

Oct 20th, 2017 | By
bspi20171020

Peter encourages us to be people of God who represent integrity & His standards, regardless the costs.



The Legacy of Hugh Hefner

Oct 14th, 2017 | By
iipi20171014

Over 3,000 years ago, King Solomon wrote poignantly about his life and about the purpose and meaning of life in general “under the sun.” His observations could be an appropriate epitaph for Hugh Hefner, the founder of the Playboy empire:



1 Peter 2:16-17

Oct 13th, 2017 | By
iipi101317

Dr. Eckman leads in-depth discussion of how we are free in Christ, specifically freedom from the bondage of sin. He also details 4 factors in a life of such freedom, as written by Peter.



Hezbollah: An Emerging Regional Power?

Oct 7th, 2017 | By
iipi20171007

Hezbollah, a Lebanese militia founded in the 1980s, has been an ongoing nemesis for Israel on its northern border. It has fought brief conflicts with Israel (most recently in 2006) and has amassed an arsenal of rockets all aimed at Israeli cities and settlements. But over the last five years, Hezbollah has expanded its operations and is no longer merely a Lebanese militia; it has become a regional power of import in the Middle East. Perhaps more importantly, it has become one of the key instruments of Iran in building a powerful Shiite corridor from Iran to the Mediterranean.



1 Peter 2:11-16

Oct 6th, 2017 | By
bspi20171006

Peter continues his call of submission to God, bringing order, stability, and good spiritual health, which truly frees the believer to live a rich & fulfilling life.