The Love of God — BP’s Fuel For Thought

The incredible love of God, Who can truly comprehend? For this love has incredible breadth (Ephesians 3:18). To all mankind this love He did send (John 3:16). His love has great length (Ephesians 3:18), Throughout all eternity it has spanned (Ephesians 1:4). God’s love is one of awesome height (Ephesians 3:18), Allowing lowly people to […]Continue reading “The Love of God — BP’s Fuel For Thought”

Spiritual Packing List — BP’s Fuel For Thought

We all hate the “I know I’m forgetting something” feeling.  Yet the thought comes creeping back into our minds during most trips. This is where a packing list comes in handy. Since “this world is not our home, we are just passing through,” let’s make sure we are properly prepared for our journey to heaven. For […]Continue reading “Spiritual Packing List — BP’s Fuel For Thought”

The Bad Samaritan — BP’s Fuel For Thought

I was standing there in the parking lot with my truck hood up and jumper cables in my hands. My car battery was dead. To anyone willing to take a moment to notice, I needed a bit of help. Just then a truck pulled up a few spots back and a guy about my age […]Continue reading “The Bad Samaritan — BP’s Fuel For Thought”

Happiness Isn’t Always Sunny — BP’s Fuel For Thought

In northern Chile, there is a narrow strip of land with majestic views.  It lies between the Andes Mountain and the Pacific Ocean. The weather is almost always perfectly sunny. Morning after morning displays a beautiful sunny day to illuminate the towering mountains. Evenings often display incredible sunsets. Even though storms can be seen out […]Continue reading “Happiness Isn’t Always Sunny — BP’s Fuel For Thought”

Growing Up In Darkness — BP’s Fuel For Thought

In Maputo, Mozambique, many unfortunate children call the streets their home.  Having been abandoned by their families, they are forced to grow up, seek shelter, and hide in the dark, wet, and perilous parts of the city. You will find these poor children in the shadowy crevices of bridges and abandoned buildings. Perhaps most tragic […]Continue reading “Growing Up In Darkness — BP’s Fuel For Thought”

Neglecting The Mirror — BP’s Fuel For Thought

A gray-haired old lady was a longtime member of her community and church. After services one Sunday morning, she shook hands with the minister. “That was a wonderful sermon,” she told him, “Just wonderful. Everything you said applies to someone I know” (Bits & Pieces, November, 1989, p. 19). At times we have developed the bad […]Continue reading “Neglecting The Mirror — BP’s Fuel For Thought”

God Is Still Good — BP’s Fuel For Thought

Lately, our world has been filled with bad news, But even in the midst of trouble, God is still good. Chaos and confusion has been swirling, But the Lord is still the God of peace (1 Cor. 14:33) Even when so many have been filled with hate, Our Maker is still the Lord of love […]Continue reading “God Is Still Good — BP’s Fuel For Thought”

From Average To Elite — BP’s Fuel For Thought

Running for 12 hours on a treadmill isn’t exactly at the top of everyone’s goal list. For most people running for 30 minutes at all is a major undertaking, but not for David Staley. When Staley’s friend set the record for the greatest distance run on a treadmill in 12 hours, Staley set out to […]Continue reading “From Average To Elite — BP’s Fuel For Thought”