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Are We Ready for Y2K? Ephesians 1:3-14

Are We Ready for Y2K?

While the world tries to stamp out the Y2K bug infestation, the church is recovering from some bug muggings of its own, but is now ready to demonstrate the power of unity in Christ.

You have a 2-year-old daughter whom you are trying to teach to more or less peacefully coexist with the rest of the planet. It is not easy, especially given her apparently inborn animosity to "baby-bugs." The opening act: screeching and pointing to the offending insect creeping quietly along, minding its own business. The final act: transforming herself into an avenging Valkyrie and stomping the unsuspecting creature into a grease spot. All attempts to convince her that the ant or beetle or spider was doing her no harm fall on deaf ears and a hardened heart.

If you live in certain parts of the United States, the sudden appearance of an odd, white pile of substance in a corner of the house or garage may change your live-and-let-live attitude toward bugs. Quickly, you develop the same terminator, "take-'em-out" mentality of a 2-year-old. You know that these piles of white stuff signal the presence of hordes of carpenter ants capable of reducing an entire structure to nothing but...

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