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  • ships in storms
    Is it right for you to be angry?
    Read JonahJonah, what a character this guy was!Jonah is a prophet not a scholar. The word of the Lord came to Jonah and told him to go to Nineveh and preach against the wickedness there.Surely this would be a 3 sermon series.1. Y’all better...
  • Every Bible story has a life application or lesson
    Recognize and live by life applications or lessons from every story in the Bible
    Everything in the Bible is there for a reason. There is a life application encouraging us what to do or warning us what not to do. Whenever you read or study a story, think about what the lesson is for you to live a better life.You might think...
  • 'Jonah' Evangel Asembly of God Youth Production
    Evangel Assembly of God youth deliver delightful whale of a tale with 'Jonah'
    Bible stories have become quite popular during the past year on film and stage. However, nothing can compare to the stories of old being told through the eyes of a child. A near-capacity crowd got to enjoy that experience, Saturday, August 2 as...
  • Alleged member of ISIS destroys Jonah's tomb with a sledgehammer
    Members of ISIS allegedly destroy Jonah's tomb, torch 11 churches in Iraq
    Last week, it was reported that members of ISIS destroyed the tomb of the prophet Jonah. They are also being blamed for the destruction of Seth's tomb, (third son of Adam) and torching 11 churches in Iraq.ISIS is led by Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi,...
  • truth
    Lent: Becoming Jonah for the American Ninevites
    Lent, which shouldn't be just for Catholics, is a time to receive, bear fruit, and give thanks in the grace of God made available to our lives in the Life, death, and Resurrection of Jesus Christ, our Lord and Savior. Lent is not a time to be...
  • Jonah
    Day 15 Lenten Scripture and Meditation: Jonah 2
    Scripture Reading: Jonah 2Most people who have ever attended Sunday school have heard the story about Jonah. The minor prophet was commanded by God to go to Nineveh to pronounce salvation to the wicked people.Instead of Jonah doing what God had...
  • truth
    Why am I the reluctant prophet?
    "Jonah was greatly displeasedand became angry that God did not carry out the evilhe threatened against Nineveh." Jonah 4:1-11Personally speaking, the true Catholic Spirit doesn't always pervade the 'practicing' Catholic....
  • Jonah reader's theater
    Free choral reading scripts
    Choral readings and reader’s theater are wonderful ways to build reading fluency, comprehension (students have authentic reasons to read and reread) and a working knowledge of scripture. Strong readers can be assigned solo lines while weaker...
  • Food for a Fish
    'Food for a Fish', another Jonah story but in a way even kids can relate to
    "Food for a Fish", is the timeless telling of Jonah and the great fish. We don't know if it was a whale that swallowed Jonah-the bible leaves that part out. However, the beautiful cover and the gorgeous but hilarious pictures on the...
  • God's Word is Truth
    Do people go to heaven when they die? Continued
    As was stated previously, the subject of what happens after death,whether one goes to heaven when they die is a hot topic for discussion, debate and arguments.In order to come up with what God is really trying to tell us in His Word whether it is...
  • The Bible is God's Word of Truth
    When did the Resurrection of Christ occur?
    When did the resurrection really occur? To answer this question let’s go to the Scriptures to find the answer. When the Pharisees came to Christ they asked Him for a sign that He was the Son of God, He told them the only sign they would see...
  • Cross
    Messianic imagery in the prayer of Jonah
    The book of Jonah opens with a command from God to our title character; Jonah is to go to the city of Nineveh and preach to the people there concerning their wickedness. At first Jonah disobeys the Lord’s command, and instead boards a ship...
  • Nineveh ruins
    Meditations on Scriptures -- 3rd Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year B), 1/21-22/12
    Opening reflection (taken from Magnificat magazine, www.magnificat.com): At a moment when “time was running out” for evil Nineveh, God did something extraordinary: He raised up Jonah to preach repentance to “the great city.&rdquo...
  • Our Bishop Straling spoke to us from the Altar at our Cathedral
    Bishop Stralings homily on discipleship and apostleship
    Writers and speakers tend to go through phases where we repeat themes. The current theme for the diocese of Reno Nevada is discipleship and apostleship. This Sunday, Bishop Emeritus Philip Straling celebrated the 9:30 Mass. He began his homily by...
  • Returning to Fish City in Reno Nevada in the county of the Washoe
    The thesis statement of St. Mark and returning to Fish City
    We all remember English Composition class. Write an opening statement, something warm and fuzzy, or funny, to warm up your audience. Then write a thesis statement. After this write three main points, and expound on those points using the five ...