Category: Blog Post

May 14, 2020

The Masks

Some fun with a familiar story about a day to come. And a nod to Dr. Seuss Now, the Masked-Face SneetchesHad faces with MasksThat covered their mouths and their nose.The Plain-Face SneetchesHad none upon thars. Those Masks weren’t so big. They were really so smallYou might think such a thing wouldn’t matter at all.But, because they had Masks, all the Masked-Face SneetchesWould brag, “We’re the […]

May 11, 2020

Some More Thoughts About Civil Disobedience

Previous: Some Thoughts about Civil Disobedience One may well ask: ‘How can you advocate breaking some laws and obeying others?’ The answer lies in the fact that there are two types of laws: just and unjust. I would be the first to advocate obeying just laws as I did the other day. One has not only a legal but a moral responsibility to obey just […]

May 9, 2020

Coronavirus — An Opportunity to Advance the Gospel?

Dear Christian, During a season of quarantines and uncertainty, the coronavirus is providing opportunities for advancing the gospel. Some of the countries most affected by the pandemic so far are also countries where believers face persecution every day. In an Islamic country heavily affected by the coronavirus, Christians are handing out supplies and offering help to those forced to stay in their homes under quarantine. […]

May 6, 2020

Some Thoughts about Civil Disobedience

There is a lot of talk these days about Civil Disobedience and here are some of my thoughts about Civil Disobedience. First, I’m reminded that it was during the reign of Nero that the apostle Paul wrote his epistle to the Romans. While one might expect him to encourage the Christians in Rome to rise up against their oppressive ruler, in chapter 13, we find […]

May 5, 2020

Let every man be Swift to hear, Slow to speak

Dear Christian, “My beloved brethren, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath” – James 1:19 The pandemic and quarantine has caused some to use social media to bicker, judge, and rage against one another. Rather than using this opportunity to practice humility and be “slow to speak, slow to become angry”, many have done the opposite—even within the church. […]

April 30, 2020

2 Ways To APPROACH Life

Dear Christian, There are 2 Ways To APPROACH Life: 1. A SHORTAGE mindset: I never have enough & never will. Always lacking, wanting, with a focus on my LIMITED resources. The Result: AN OVERWHELMED LIFE 2. A SURPLUS mindset: God has more than I’ll ever need. God has an abundance, and gives plentiful. The focus is on God’s LIMITLESS resources. The Result: AN OVERFLOWING LIFE […]

April 29, 2020

Worry and Meditating

Dear Christian, If you worry a lot, you’re meditating on the issue instead of what God says. You may not think you’re meditating but meditation is simply to think deeply or carefully about something. Sometimes we are anxious about things we know we should be doing, but we just don’t do them. For example, maybe you know you ought to go to the dentist, but […]