Hidden in the Christmas story are many intensely practical lessons that are relevant for us today. This article goes beyond what you hear in church to focus on Jesus’ parents and how they were ready to face the unexpected. It provides us with important modern lessons on “readiness” that are hidden-in-plain-sight. This well-known story about the birth of Jesus deserves new, deeper attention. It’s not just a seasonal myth, it is an incident that really happened and it changed the world.
Unfortunately, most people have a normalcy bias. They are stuck in a dangerous groove, thinking that the future will be like today. But what if it isn’t? This article features the Top-10 areas of preparation to help you evaluate your personal situation.
A message from one of our 36READY team doctors: Whether your focus is preparing for a major natural disaster or one that is human caused, too many of us focus on two or three areas of preparedness while ignoring or putting off other important issues. As a friend recently reminded me, “We tend to prepare […]
Personal and family defense during times of disasters and other unusual circumstances, has been a popular but controversial topic here at 36ReadyBlog.com. If you want to better understand the moral and biblical ramifications of the use of deadly force, the legitimate use of firearms, the U.S. Constitution, or even firearm and gun control issues, the […]
Situation: In the United States we are influenced by a “normalcy bias,” and this hampers our recognition of the ‘red flags’ which warn us of disaster. These warning signs of the times are usually present before major disasters and emergencies strike, so we need to look for them. Plus, we need to properly evaluate what […]