Empires fall. History proves that they always have. Will the United States of America fall? Will this great and beautiful land that we call home suffer the same fate as all the other empires and nations that have come before us?
The 5 “S” of Faith: Sort, Straighten, Shine, Standardize, and Sustain
We all have hopes. We have a hope that our kids will do well in school this coming school year to move on to the next grade level. We hope in our jobs we perform well enough to receive a promotion. We hope that we can make it through the next few years so that we can…
From Miletus, Paul summoned the shepherds of the church in Ephesus. His message for them is a loving and touching farewell. I don’t pretend to be in Paul’s class as a preacher, but I do identify with his speech in a number of ways.
Psalm 88 is the darkest corner in the book. It is a prayer of pain that expresses no hope. So why is it in the Bible?
Peter says that men and women born again have a “living hope” (1 Pet. 1:3). That hope defines our life in Christ. But what is it based on?
The Bible says that God works all things together for good for those who love him (Rom. 8:28). Do we see any evidence for this claim in the current pandemic crisis?
If God is love, then why did he create people in the first place, knowing full well that they would suffer? This is a fair question, but there is a better one.
James says that human life is a mist that appears for a little while and then vanishes away. This obvious fact has profound implications for us as we process the current health and economic crisis in the U.S.