Blog Archive: Alan Brown

The following blogs, if any, are all of the blogs published by Alan Brown @coldapplianceman

Recently i blogged about my atheist brothers. Well today i discovered more change. My mother expressed to me my brother who is making a fast comeback beating all the odds made a dumb remark about God. My Mother's faith has always been private.... read more
419 words · ~1 minute to read · published Jan 12, 2011
I fully understand when one says that we can offend God's senses. I don't mean to be a snob but when i'm in a room and someone says "Jesus Christ" as in being angry, bothered, or just as their reply to everything is drives me... read more
550 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Jan 06, 2011
Two months ago i found out my brother is dying from liver failure. He has been drinkig for years and is at his worst in health, spirit, etc. He was told if he stopped drinking he would last a year otherwise two weeks! I felt absolute conviction from... read more
774 words · ~3 minutes to read · published Jan 05, 2011
First my apologies for neglecting this site. Its now located on my "Favorites" bar. Its been a while since i've been here. I started a corporation last January and it has involved a lot of my time. I have expressed in the past how i feel... read more
878 words · ~3 minutes to read · published Jan 04, 2011
I have been away from this website and I do truly have missed it but life has been hectic until recently. Planning a wedding and honeymoon was great but can be overwhelming. The wedding was Christian..absolutely! We used what they call a God's... read more
161 words · ~1 minute to read · published Nov 11, 2009
When we go through tough times and we all do you have to remember to invite GOD! Every time I was down and there have been too numerous to count I depended on GOD, through Jesus Christ. I fasted and prayed to get out of the way I was living in a... read more
594 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Jul 07, 2009
I have Bible software that will download very beautiful, interesting, inspiring letters, devotions, etc. Many are very old but amazing still apply to todays world of course..This one here is from reading letters from a Carmelite Monks to his peers.... read more
601 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Jun 04, 2009
For years I prayed and begged GOD to find and be in a Christian relationship. Finally after being in very questionable secular relationships over least a twenty year span I gave up! I prayed and fasted while writing a blog on another site for God to... read more
434 words · ~1 minute to read · published May 08, 2009
A friend overheard me say " I'll call you later, I love you Evelyn" as I was getting off the phone. He asked who was Evelyn? I replied she's my Mother. He asked with wonder why I called her Evelyn instead of Mom. I replied because... read more
195 words · ~1 minute to read · published May 07, 2009
When did the National day of Prayer begin? Days of prayer have been called for since 1775, when the Continental Congress designated a time for prayer in forming a new nation. In 1863, Abraham Lincoln called for such a day. Officially, the NDP was... read more
507 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Apr 30, 2009
There are studies that show that just by simply by sitting down with loved ones on a continual basis will benefit all those involved! For me it also lets you enjoy the company of friends and those very close to you. Over the years it has finally... read more
361 words · ~1 minute to read · published Apr 27, 2009
Gambling boats, casinos, lottery tickets, even church beanos offer that pot at the end of the rainbow...And we as good and not so good Christians can and will fall for all the hoopla, to get caught up in all the LIES! Statistics say differently!...The... read more
1142 words · ~4 minutes to read · published Apr 27, 2009
I am absolutely determined to fast.. I personally have done it in the past and it did wonders for me...I am disappointed right now in myself as of today I didn't even realize that I drifted away from my Wednesday fasting and praying... The day I... read more
1782 words · ~7 minutes to read · published Apr 27, 2009
To be in and have a genuine relationship whether its friendship or in an intimate relationship is a treasure. I'm talking about a REAL relationship where you except them warts and all. To be there when it counts! To be absolutely confidant in each... read more
438 words · ~1 minute to read · published Apr 27, 2009
Just shut up and be humble is the street version of James 1:19...Other than financial discipline this is the area that keeps coming back to haunt me...To be QUICK to listen, SLOW to speak, and SLOW to get angry...I work on this daily, even hourly on... read more
719 words · ~3 minutes to read · published Apr 23, 2009
My GOD, My Father I cant comprehend watching my son go through what Yours did... To see HIM turned over after all that agonizing and fear in the garden to be mocked... Insults heaped upon, flogged , beaten and spit upon... To be stripped and have His... read more
342 words · ~1 minute to read · published Apr 10, 2009
To me it is the ultimate symbol of hope...A beautiful site to see!..Enough sometimes to bring tears to my eyes...Of what GOD has done for us...Some of us ungrateful, even blind to what HE has done for us...I always have and will continue to stare just... read more
389 words · ~1 minute to read · published Apr 10, 2009
In our fastpaced world, it is easy to get caught up in the daily grind and lose sight of our true purpose in life the worship of God..... Each believer, in striving to remain focused upon God, has his or her own way of keeping that focus..... Each... read more
418 words · ~1 minute to read · published Apr 06, 2009
Of all people, Charles Darwin, in his book,.. described shame affect as "consisting of blushing, confusion of mind, downward cast eyes, slack posture, and lowered head, and he noted observations of shame affect in human populations worldwide...... read more
1105 words · ~4 minutes to read · published Mar 30, 2009
For the first time in YEARS I am approaching a point in my life where all the bills i.e.,credit cards, loans, etc.are reaching an end...All caught up!..All paid off!...When I first got saved years ago I deliberately made changes in my life...I grew up... read more
700 words · ~3 minutes to read · published Mar 27, 2009
I like Chuck Colson's Ministry....His Prison Ministry!.....Here is a copy of a article he wrote on a Christian site.....Ive witnessed so much fighting over doctrine that no one wins...Everyone stays angry!....It reads: We have now sunk to a depth... read more
810 words · ~3 minutes to read · published Mar 25, 2009
It seems like we are always having to be diligent with keeping our minds clear, upbeat, on guard at all times, to discern between good and bad decisions, people, circumstances, financial matters, etc. We train ourselves constantly as Christians to be... read more
406 words · ~1 minute to read · published Mar 20, 2009
Some people would say you must be nuts to think that good will come from bad....from adversity!....IT IS good for us to have trials and troubles at times, for they often remind us that we are on probation and ought not to hope in any worldly thing....... read more
290 words · ~1 minute to read · published Mar 15, 2009
This has probably got us into more trouble than most things....Hanging with the wrong crowd!...And boy did I!....The following devotional written by Chuck Swindoll brought back a lot of those young adolescent years and further when I should have known... read more
381 words · ~1 minute to read · published Mar 15, 2009
If I had to pick who was the biggest influence on me growing up....It was the Beatles, in particular John Lennon!....Going all the way back to when I was a child like a lot of us....They shaped my whole life and mind in that culture of the sixties... read more
382 words · ~1 minute to read · published Mar 15, 2009