Blog Archive: John B. Abela

The following blogs, if any, are all of the blogs published by John B. Abela @abelajohnb

For some bloggers, what matters most to them is not how many people comment on their blogs, but rather how many times their blogs are viewed. Those who care more about total viewers than they do total comments are not any worse or better bloggers, or... read more
2602 words · ~11 minutes to read · published Jun 10, 2011
I believe that there are four vital things all Christians should try to learn in as much depth as they can: , Prayer, Purity, Power, PraiseWhy I Believe This: Prayer leads to Purity Purity leads to Power Power leads to Praise Let's Examine This:... read more
170 words · ~1 minute to read · published Jun 10, 2011
Here is a news story that I just came across from yesterday that I think some of you might be interested in. White House Adds New Position to Deal with Unfavorable Online Media It will be very interesting to see how this new position and department... read more
167 words · ~1 minute to read · published May 24, 2011
One of the wonderful aspects of being a blogger is being able to share our thoughts with others. At the end of the day, that is what blogging is really all about. But as anybody who has blogged even a few times knows, not everybody is going to agree... read more
1082 words · ~4 minutes to read · published May 17, 2011
For the last few years I have been investing a greater and greater amount of my time into hiking and bushwhacking and the great outdoors. It has been amazingly refreshing for me. I have rediscovered a lost enjoyment in life, a sense that the world is... read more
207 words · ~1 minute to read · published May 12, 2011
Two weeks ago Ted Dekker released another book that I just had to pick up, called The Priest's Graveyard. As those of you who have read my previous book reviews know I am a Ted Dekker fan. He ranks up there (for me) with guys like Clive Cussler,... read more
488 words · ~2 minutes to read · published May 03, 2011
History shows clearly enough that true spirituality has never at any time been the possession of the masses. In any given period since the fall of the human race, only a few persons ever discerned the right way or walked in God's law. God's... read more
535 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Mar 30, 2011
I have never taken a class on how to work with clay to make bowls or cups or plates or little animals, yet I have always thought it might be fun and peaceful thing to do. I recently needed to buy a new set of kitchen plates for my house and as I went... read more
269 words · ~1 minute to read · published Mar 29, 2011
Peace of mind. Peace of spirit. Peace of the world. Peace of neighbors. Peace of lovers. Peace of family. Peace is an amazing thing yet for so many people it seems to be at arms length, just out of their reach. Peace seems to be out of reach because... read more
90 words · ~1 minute to read · published Mar 28, 2011
In modern computing terminology, a kludge is a solution to a problem, doing a task, or fixing a system that is inefficient, inelegant, or even unfathomable, but which nevertheless (more or less) works. To kludge around something is to avoid a bug or... read more
446 words · ~1 minute to read · published Mar 28, 2011
Last week I was in a discussion with some teachers and some of the problems facing teachers these days. Issues such as unions, salaries, tenure, a lack of zeal, and how some teachers just plain flat no longer care about teaching, even though they... read more
828 words · ~3 minutes to read · published Mar 25, 2011
Hello, Let's just be honest, writing a blog and not having people read the entire blog is just no fun. But most bloggers tend to be people who both read and write blogs, so we really should allow our own reading behaviors to be a prime candidate... read more
1783 words · ~7 minutes to read · published Mar 08, 2011
This is the first in a series of blog tips that I will be writing over the next few months. Content Is King: Before I get into numbers I just want to be clear that that the old saying "content is king" is still applicable. A blog that has no... read more
924 words · ~4 minutes to read · published Feb 11, 2011
So last month I made the 2011 Blogging Resolution to blog once a month, and I have pretty much failed in keeping that resolution. I have been thinking about why it is I have failed to keep my pledge to blog once a week. I suspect that because unlike... read more
349 words · ~1 minute to read · published Feb 09, 2011
British Prime Minister David Cameron made a speech yesterday that has rocked the world and I love it! If you just want to watch the really good part watch this video from the BBC website. If you want to watch the whole thing you can do so at youtube... read more
1426 words · ~6 minutes to read · published Feb 06, 2011
This is a quick review of the book Outlive Your Life: You Were Made to Make A Difference by author Max Lucado. The book centers around what you plan to do with your life. Are you going to just live it daybyday or are you going to try to help impact... read more
355 words · ~1 minute to read · published Feb 01, 2011
I went on a wonderful hike today. It was only suppose to be for 2 miles but ended up at 6.5 miles. It did not matter though because I was hiking with friends. Ecclesiastes 4:10 says "woe to him who is alone when he falls and has not another to... read more
97 words · ~1 minute to read · published Jan 16, 2011
Hello Everybody, I have had a number of people asking me details about "my diet" over the last year. Here is the basic plan I have taken to loose 90 pounds (40 kilos) over the course of 12 months and I am still loosing weight each month.... read more
3066 words · ~13 minutes to read · published Jan 13, 2011
To me there is just something special about a cup of coffee. Some of my most memorable times in life have been around a cup of coffee. Not because the coffee was special (at least not most times) but because of what the coffee was doing it was... read more
536 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Jan 06, 2011
Hello Everybody, As the owner of ChristianBlog.Com it is always my favorite thing at the startend of each year to share where the website is going in the next year and what we have accomplished in the past year! I will spare everybody all the normal... read more
944 words · ~4 minutes to read · published Jan 04, 2011
Well it has come that time of year again when yet another year has come and gone, or is quickly about to go. I have to say that 2010 has been one of the best years of my adulthood life. Perhaps even could go so far as to say it has been the best year... read more
1799 words · ~7 minutes to read · published Dec 31, 2010
I wanted to post this here at ChristianBlog.Com, even though it has been posted at thousands of other websites, because as an American, and for all of the nations around the world who have sons and daughters, fathers and mothers, brothers and sisters,... read more
376 words · ~1 minute to read · published Dec 11, 2010
I thought I would compile a list of my favorite and least favorite books that I have read this year. Not all of them were published this year, but that does not matter, a good book is a good book, regardless of when it is published! Amazing Books:... read more
2241 words · ~9 minutes to read · published Dec 08, 2010
Well last week we encountered something pretty amazing... the USA government was able to pass through a law that allows them to get a judge to issue a warrant that allows them to shut down a website. While this may be good and all I am not saying... read more
192 words · ~1 minute to read · published Dec 01, 2010
There are two roads in life... One that leads to heaven... and one that does not. If you do not mind being called a "Christian" and can keep from snapping and staying in the dark side (because you do not "turn" do the dark side...... read more
115 words · ~1 minute to read · published Oct 05, 2010
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