Philippians 1:12-13, 19-30: Suffering, Never Fun, but…

From many a pulpit, a twisted narrative too often resounds. Such preachers clamor to offer people the promise of easy success. How? By peddling God as someone who always rewards […]

Genesis 50:15-21: Forgiveness in Full

Step into an ancient saga woven in time. This tale, spun from the threads of envy and betrayal, centers on Joseph, the favored son, and his older siblings. A colorful […]

Romans 13:1-10: God and Government

God erupted with a thunderous roar and cleaved the Red Sea. Fish and seaweed scattered, with the Egyptians trapped in the raging waters. So, God annihilated the enemy chasing after […]

Celebrating 50 Years

  In 1973, Richard Nixon embarked on his second presidential term, only to be tangled in a web of scandal. Weary of war, our last troops came home from Vietnam, […]

Jesus: King, Commander, and Redeemer

Consider, “Who is your God?” This differs from the abstract “Who is God?” Well, doesn’t the capacity to comprehend God transcend our meager knowledge? So how can we answer this […]

Isaiah 55:10-13: Home, Sweet Home!

Growing up nestled in the embrace of a nurturing home leaves you sheltered in love with a trove of cherished memories. Such a loving place becomes a sanctuary and harbor […]

Matthew 11:25-30:Easy, the Yoke; Light, the Burden

In the grand expanses of our globe, creatures of towering might lend their strength to the rhythms of life. Draft animals, the unsung heroes of hard labor, help shoulder the […]

Matthew 10:34-42″ The Sword of Peace

Clashes and violence fill our planet, where hatred is as common as the air we breathe. Tune into any news channel, and what greets you? Headlines brim with tales of […]

John 11: Lazarus, Arise!

Two sisters, whom Jesus loves, send word and beg Him to hurry their way. Lazarus grows ill and soon may breathe his last. Despite the urgency, time still runs in […]

Bread of Life

Bread is a daily delight, a culinary pleasure awaiting each bite. A basic part of our everyday nourishment, its goodness fills our bellies and warms our hearts. Oven-fresh bread takes […]