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"Global Warming? Not so much!"

Data released recently from NASA confirms that February 2016 was the most "unusually warm month ever measured globally". With all the hype of global warming, Feb 2016 is being touted as being the "hottest ever".  For example, the Weather Network headlined its article on the subject: "February 2016 now ranks as the hottest month ever recorded".And 2015 is declared as being the "hottest on record" several articles. 
This of being "hottest ever" or "unusually warm" is not to be confused with "warmest ever measured." It means that in comparison with what was predicted by certain climate models, it was warmer.I just thought it was worth pointing out that this it is false to claim that 2015 was the hottest year on record. 1998 was hotter than 2015 or 2016. 2015/16 saw what is likely the most powerful El Niño  since the satellite temperature records began. 
El Niño is a climate cycle in the Pacific Ocean with a global impac…

Jesus is great!

What was it about Jesus that caused people to believe in him and follow him? Never having met him physically, we don't know if there was anything physical about him that inspired people.  However his personality shines through the words of the Bible showing that he has an attractive personality.  In the film “the Greatest Story Ever Told” you know when Jesus is about to appear because of the stirring music.  Before he even speaks you can hear violins in the background.  Scripture is silent on this subject, but I am personally convince that violins did not actually play overtime Jesus spoke in real life. Jesus did not need it to impress people, there was something about him that drew people to him. 

Jesus taught as one having authority (Matthew 7:29) when talking about the things of God. JB Phillips translated the gospels and he said that he was personally struck by Jesus’ personality as he did so.

 A very effective method of evangelism, perhaps the most effective, is to introduce yo…