Scripture describes people who understand everything about the times they live in except the reality of what God is doing as people with dull hearts. One day we will each stand before God and give account for our lives (Romans 14:12). The Creator of heaven
At the foundation of any worldview is the connection of personal trust to the source upon which we build our lives. The direction and source to which we posture our heart’s trust determines the nature of our lives because a worldview flows from that, and
We face a plague of bad news and reports that could easily crush the spirit. This morning I woke to images of the last US soldier to leave Afghanistan and considered what that meant for the people left under Taliban control. The pandemic is raging,
For a year and a half, the world has been struggling against the coronavirus. Lockdowns. Vaccines. Facemasks. These words and issues are now pieces of our lexicon that we consider and debate in the new era. In the US, there have been more coronavirus-related deaths
The past 18 months of global crisis have taught us many things, but chief among these is a startling revelation regarding the weakness of our response systems. Whether we are looking at the global pandemic, food systems, climate change, or any other point of crisis
Last week the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) announced that the US experienced a record surge in drug overdoses last year. More than 93,000 Americans died of drug overdoses in 2020, increasing 30% compared to 2019. Ten states in the US are expected
The LORD rewarded me according to my righteousness; He repaid me according to the cleanness of my hands. For I have kept the ways of the LORD and have not turned from my God to wickedness. Indeed, I have kept all His ordinances in mind
“In some ways, before the event, the building was just another building on the beach. Now it’s a site of trauma and tragedy, a sign of — I don’t know. I don’t even know what it is. Is it a sign of mismanagement, over-optimism, negligence?