Why Does God Bless Peacemakers?

“Blessed are the peacemakers, for they can be referred to as sons of God” (Matthew 5:9). “A peacemaker is an individual who breaks up fights,” says Doug, age 10. Is this a referee or extra like a bouncer? Davis, 10, has a relatively other thought: “If you take a look at to not get started fights however settle them, you are going to be thanked.” I am hoping you’ll be able to be thanked, Davis. But steadily the peacemaker is misunderstood, blamed and persecuted for seeking to save you strife and conflicts. “God will make us peacemakers if we display the peace we have already got,” says Stephanie, 8. Exactly. How are we able to carry peace to others if our insides are churning? World peace starts with interior peace. “A peacemaker is anyone who actively pursues peace,” says Kristin, 10. “The peace comes from Jesus in order that we […]

American Idol – Self Improvement Brought to Life By Jordin Sparks

So, another season of American Idol comes to an end with the crowning of Jordin Sparks as American Idol 2007. On the night, she was a deserving winner, as well as being a beautiful person and a wonderful singer. Only the most cynical and spiteful of observers can argue that American Idol does not produce some great singers, it does; or that Jordin is not one of them, she is. We know already that the top three, as last year, will probably be superstars. So we can look forward to great things and big album sales from Melinda Doolittle and Blake Lewis, as well as Jordin. Apart from loving music of many types, one of the reasons I enjoy American Idol is the way, when it gets down to the final 16 and the serious singing contest, you can watch as young talented people develop before your eyes. The whole […]