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Election Day Reflections

Election Day Reflections

It’s finally here—Election Day 2020, the culmination of the most unsettling, vitriolic presidential election in our lifetime. It has preyed on our fears and demonized our opponents. Communities, families, and churches have split over rabidly-held political views....

When Life Shatters Your Best Plans

When Life Shatters Your Best Plans

"I will praise your name, for you have done wonderful things, plans formed of old, faithful and sure."- Isaiah 25:1 Celestia and I love to strategize for the future, to set big goals and then come up with a plan for realizing those goals. Careful planning is essential...

Seize Today

Seize Today

“The story of any one of us is in part, the story of us all." In both scripture and in world history some of the most important movements began incredibly small. That is often God’s way. It has been true in my life… and probably in yours as well. I want to share a...

Does God Care?

Does God Care?

"Only the suffering God can help."- Dietrich Bonhoeffer, written from prison shortly before he was murdered by the Nazis In Bible school and seminary, I was given much ammunition to use with atheists to “prove” the existence of God. But in the intervening years of...

Mortality Rates Are Not Rising

Mortality Rates Are Not Rising

Art by James VanFossan We now live in the information age. We have virtually instant access to immense amounts of information. But some of the most critical information for our daily lives is subtly and tragically incorrect. I’m referring to mortality rates. We keep...

Convertir nuestros miedos en herramientas [Salmo 34]

Convertir nuestros miedos en herramientas [Salmo 34]

"Cuando ponemos nuestros problemas en las manos de Dios él pone su paz en nuestros corazones.” Arte de Nancy Galassini-Gunn Ahora estamos llegando a comprender cuán fácil y rápidamente se puede propagar el coronavirus. Pero esta pandemia nos ha demostrado que hay algo...

Turning our Fears into Tools [Psalm 34]

“When we put our problems in God’s hands he puts his peace in our hearts.” Art by Nancy Galassini-Gunn We are just now coming to understand how easily and rapidly the coronavirus can spread. But this pandemic has shown us that there is something else that spreads even...

How the Coronavirus Can Help Us

How the Coronavirus Can Help Us

“Great hearts can only be made by great troubles. The spade of trouble digs the reservoir of comfort deeper, and makes more room for consolation."C.H. Spurgeon Who could have imagined a few weeks ago that we would be experiencing a viral pandemic which would virtually...

Passion’s Song

Passion’s Song

And Mary sang…“My soul glorifies the Lord and my spirit rejoices in God my Savior,for he has been mindfulof the humble state of his servant.From now on all generations will call me blessed,for the Mighty One has done great things for me—holy is his name.His mercy...

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