What the news tells us about our hearts

I just browsed through the stories in my Facebook News feed. I found something in common with these headlines: Pastor Who Told Congregation They Didn’t Have to Wear Masks Hospitalized in ICU with COVID-19 Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton Are Feeling “Stretched to Their Limit” The worst coronavirus outbreaks are happening in these 15 citiesContinue reading “What the news tells us about our hearts”

Good and evil: temporary travel companions

When I read the first pages of the Bible, I notice that the word “good” comes up frequently. The first use of the word “good” in the Bible is in Genesis 1:4, when “God saw that the light was good.” The word is used seven times in Genesis 1, culminating in this: “God saw everythingContinue reading “Good and evil: temporary travel companions”

Two lessons from three men

The three young men were stolen from their country when it was invaded. They were brought as prisoners to the land of the conquerers to serve the king. Back in their own home, they had freely worshipped God, whom they believed gave them life. In this new land, people worshipped objects that they made withContinue reading “Two lessons from three men”

If you read only one thing I write …

There will be no more death, sadness, crying, or pain,because all the old ways are gone. This is how I get through the day. Every day. It’s a picture of the future that I am grateful to have been given when I was a kid. If you’ve never heard it, or you need to hearContinue reading “If you read only one thing I write …”