The Witness of Rest

One of the expressions of our faith that tells the world we are followers of Jesus Christ is our ability to rest in the midst of turmoil. Jesus said, “Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest” (Matthew 11:28). Finding that rest...
A GENTLE ANSWER

A GENTLE ANSWER

In a world where angry memes and gotcha retorts have taken center stage in our social discourse, we have been offered another option, an option that can turn away wrath and anger. That option is a gentle answer. NASA has launched what is called the DART probe (Double...

A CONFLICT OF INTERESTS

As I scrolled through a friend’s Facebook page, I noticed we had several mutual friends. While looking at that handful of mutual friends, I saw the image of someone who doesn’t care much for my views on the Church or God’s Kingdom. He has let me know in no...

SEEING THE FEAR

If you are facing something that causes concern, or even fear, look at it. Don’t turn away trying to ignore its presence. The first act of faith is to look at something that produces fear and anxiety just as the Israelites did when they were told to look at the...

THE LORD OVER CHAOS

Jesus is about to surprise many who have relegated Him to the image of a robed monk who calmly strolls through culture with an other-worldly appearance unruffled by the injustice and cruelty He sees created by governments and institutions of religion. While Jesus did...