Why do you believe what you believe? Is Christianity simply a crutch for the weak minded or is it the key that unlocks the door leading to a sense of personal peace in the midst of...

“Christianity, if false, is of no importance, and if true, of infinite importance. The only thing it cannot be is moderately important.”~C.S. Lewis
 
So therein lies the struggle. 
 
Is Christianity simply a crutch for the weak minded or is it the key that unlocks the door leading to a sense of personal peace in the midst of life’s endless struggles? Is the story that unfolds as written in the Bible a hoax or one that provides meaning and a clear path to life after death?
 

Do you want to be rewarded? Do you want to have years added to your life?

Meditate on it (the Bible) day and night, so that you may be careful to do everything written in it. Then you will be prosperous and successful.~Joshua 1:8
 
I’m gonna go out on a limb and say that most of you that are reading this are leaders of some type, searching for a way to become more effective in your role as a leader. 
 

Remember the TV show Seinfeld? For 9 years starting in the late 80’s, viewers would get to do life for a half hour with Jerry, George, Elaine and Cosmo Kramer. One show after another, we’d would never know what was coming next and I don’t think ....

Remember the TV show Seinfeld? For 9 years starting in the late 80’s, viewers would get to do life for a half hour with Jerry, George, Elaine and Cosmo Kramer. 

One show after another, we would never know what was coming next and I don’t think Jerry, George, Elaine and Cosmo knew either. 

It was a satirical yet pretty realistic glimpse of the life that many Americans lead; taking circumstances over hours, days, and weeks and even years as they unfolded- no strategy in life- no stated purpose in life...it’s all just nothing. 

Tags:  Purpose of Life, Mission Statement

Post Christian? Who can stop it?

June 21-23, Belfast Northern Ireland, birthplace of the Titanic, was the host city for the 2018 CBMC World Convention

What a blessing it was for Paul & Carol Johnson, Doug Cozad, myself from the Northland and about 40 others from around the country to represent the United States at this once every 4 years event. 

My trip to the birthplace of C.S. Lewisincluded an eye opening layover in London England

Tags:  World Convention Hope Evangelism Discipleship

It all starts with Why? A Special CBMC Northland Year End Update

Dear friends of CBMC Northland, On behalf of the countless thousands of lives influenced for Christ by your generosity, THANK YOU! As you will see in this letter and links attached, God is at Work in a significant way through CBMC Northland. We have incredible momentum and need your generous financial support to keep the momentum going! Included in this letter is a card that outlines different ways in which you can give. Monthly gifts, planned/estate gifts, quarterly, annually- all are accepted with gratitude and thanksgiving. The easiest way to support CBMC Northland is to give online at https://give.cbmc.com/giving/?appealcode=northland and select the Smith Northland MN 5063 option If you ever have any questions or thoughts you'd like to share with me please email at asmith@cbmc.com I thank my God every time I remember you. In all my prayers for all of you, I always pray with joy because of your partnership in the gospel from the first day until now, being confident of this, that he who began a good work in you will carry it on to completion until the day of Christ Jesus.~ Philippians 1:3-6