In my lifetime, I have never encountered a worldwide pandemic. The word pandemic alone is enough to conjure up all sorts of fear, anxiety, doubt, and distrust. Economies crashing, coronavirus cases rising. Grocery store shelves empty, hospitals overwhelmed. Decreasing social gatherings, increasing isolation. But coronavirus isn’t the problem, death is. In times like these, we … Read more Coronavirus Isn’t the Problem, Death Is
In the Book of ECCLESIASTES, we are told to how to have our hearts occupied with joy, but here in America, our world view is generally occupied with the lusts of the heart and the cares of this world. We continually seek a bigger house, a newer car, a better job, better friends, new spouses, … Read more Be Occupied with Joy
When Jesus finishes teaching his Sermon on the Mount, He asks His disciples to feed the crowd. Understandably, the disciples balk at the idea of feeding 5000+ people with food and money that they simply don’t have. Jesus’ response? Let’s take a look.
It sounds counter intuitive, but stepping out in faith means ignoring earthly wisdom. Being wise is certainly a good and godly trait (hello PROVERBS), but when God asks for faith, it probably won’t make conventional sense.