"They will rebuild the ancient ruins and restore the places long devastated; they will renew the ruined cities that have been devastated for generations." -Isaiah 61:4 What a time to be alive! The events we are experiencing in the world are unprecedented. The possibilities for both good and evil abound at the moment. It's quite... Continue Reading →
The Darkest Valley
"Even though I walk through the darkest valley, I will fear no evil, for you are with me." -Psalm 23:4 What a wild week it's been for the United States of America! I'm not sure if any of us really knew how this week would transpire. What is normally a very uneventful and routine meeting... Continue Reading →
Christmas: A Light in the Darkness
"The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it." -John 1:5 Christmas is sure to be a bit different for most of us this year. The pandemic lockdowns and restrictions have certainly rearranged the holiday plans of many. Family traditions have been impacted, as some people are not able to see... Continue Reading →
Thanksgiving Advice for Rebels
"Give thanks to the LORD, for he is good; his love endures forever." -Psalm 107:1 There is no doubt that the holidays will be a bit different this year. While much of the world is beginning to get ready for Christmas, Americans are gearing up for our greatest feast of the year. Even if Thanksgiving... Continue Reading →
Identity Theft: Is Sexuality Stealing From You?
"So God created mankind in his own image, in the image of God he created them; male and female he created them." -Genesis 1:27 Public opinion on gender, sexuality and identity has changed dramatically over the course of my lifetime. While I was growing up, marriage between a man and a woman was the law of the land. When... Continue Reading →
To Mask, or Not to Mask, is That the Question?
"Do not judge, or you too will be judged." -Matthew 7:1 In this unprecedented time in history, country by country and state by state, regulations are changing constantly. Everyone's responses to these changes are different, and at least in the United States, some very clear lines of division are being drawn. You can breathe a... Continue Reading →