My neighbor recently died. Almost an entire century passed from the moment he took his first breath until the moment he took his last. God gave him a long life. I had just visited him and his wife the week before. When I stopped by, he was dressed up preparing to head to an appointment. … Continue reading We Will All Die, But We Will Not All Perish
“Happy New Year!” It’s the refrain repeated across social media, among friends and family, and even offered to total strangers as one year rolls into the next. We long to be happy and live in a happy world. We wish it for ourselves and for those we love. A new year feels like a new … Continue reading Will It Be A Happy New Year?
God Came to Man Marcella Franseen O blessed wretch am I! For me, God came to die. Holy baby born of Mary, My sin to one day carry. No palatial room for He Who spoke the world to be. Only a manger for His bed Where lowly animals have fed. O the thorny crown … Continue reading God Came To Man
Do you want great wealth? 1 Timothy tells us great wealth doesn't come from adding more money or material possessions to our lives, but in living for God and being content. As Christians, I think we understand the call to live godly lives, even if we struggle to do so consistently, but contentment seems to … Continue reading Three Ways To Grow In Contentment In A Disappointing World
As I have facilitated post-abortion Bible studies for women hurt by past abortions, one thing that regularly comes up is the silence of the Church and, more specifically, the silence of church pulpits. I wonder if pastors realize how often women hurt by abortion list their pastor’s silence as one of the things they need … Continue reading Dear Pastor, Love Your People Enough To Preach About Abortion