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In the midst of change…. He changes not . I Peter 1:23 (NIV) –. “For you have been born again, not of perishable seed, but of imperishable, through the living and enduring word of God.” (NIV) . Did you know?. Sometimes size does matter. If you are one in a million in China….

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i peter 1 23 niv
I Peter 1:23 (NIV) –

“For you have been born again, not of perishable seed, but of imperishable, through the living and enduring word of God.” (NIV)

translation for teachers
Translation for teachers:
  • They have more honor’s kids
  • Than we have kids.
china will soon become the number one english speaking country in the world
China will soon become the number one English-speakingCountry in the world.
60 babies will be born in the U.S.
  • 244 babies will be born in China and
  • 351 babies will be born in India.
  • Talk about investing in diaper factories being a great idea... 

1 out of 4 workers today

is working for a company

for whom they have been

employed less than 1 year.

Richest in the world
  • Largest military
  • Center of world business and finance
  • Strongest education system
  • World center of innovation and invention
  • Currency the world standard of value
  • Highest standard of living.
  • Guess who?
the u s is 20th in the world in broadband internet penetration luxembourg just passed us
The U.S. is 20thin the world inbroadband internetpenetration(Luxembourg just passed us.).
[MySpace, is currently growing by an average of 250,000 new members daily, said Dani Dudeck, a MySpace spokeswoman.]
contains more information than a person was likely to come across in a lifetime in the 18th century
Contains more informationthan a person was likelyto come across in a lifetime in the 18th century.
It is estimated that1.5 exabytes (1.5 X 1018)of unique new informationwill be generatedworldwide this year.
It’s currently tripling aboutevery 6 months and isexpected to do so forat least the next 20 years.

The fiber is already there.They’re just improving theswitches on the ends, whichmeans the marginal cost ofthese improvements iseffectively $0.

The $100 laptop projectis expecting to ship between50 to 100 million laptopsa year to children inunder developed countries.
Predictions are thatby 2013 a supercomputerwill be built that exceedsthe computation capabilityof the human brain.
it only will take a 1 000 computer to exceed the capabilities of the human brain
it only will take a$1,000 computer toexceed the capabilitiesof the human brain.
Predictions are thatby 2049 a $1,000computer will exceedthe computationalcapabilities of thehuman race.
More importantly, as Christians, what does it mean to us to live in a world that is changing so rapidly?
we live here it is our world
We live here. It is our world.
  • You may not take kindly to too much change.
  • But “change” doesn’t care whether or not you will take kindly to it.
  • You, your children, your grandchildren, your extended family and your friends must be educationally, emotionally and spiritually prepared to live in this world of change.
  • The way I read this is that “higher education” is not an option.
we must provide our people a flexible gospel
We must provide our people a “flexible” Gospel.
  • A Gospel that “bends” to the times but does not break.
  • We cannot put new wine in old wineskins.
  • The Good News is that the Gospel has been meeting man’s needs for 2000 years.
  • And the Gospel will continue meeting man where he lives.
constants that we can depend on not to change
Constants that we can depend on “not” to change –
  • He was prophesied.
  • He was birthed.
  • He lived.
  • He died.
  • He rose again.
  • He is coming back again.
he lived
“He lived.”

Lord’s Supper

He is our “Good Shepherd”.

He washes

the disciple’s feet.

The Gospel will “always” be relevant.
  • For man will continue needing a Savior.
  • Outside Jesus there is no salvation.
  • “He” came to this earth for you.
  • “He” lived a life of perfection for you.
  • “He” died for you.
  • “He” rose again for you.
  • “He” is coming back for you.
  • “He” is the answer to an ever changing world.
  • “He” is the “Victor” in the midst of confusion.
1 peter 1 23
1 Peter 1:23
  • “Being born again, not of corruptible seed, but of incorruptible, by the word of God, which liveth and abideth for ever.” (KJV)
  • “For you have been born again, not of perishable seed, but of imperishable, through the living and enduring word of God.” (NIV)