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If the World Hates You…

If the World Hates You…

Voice of the Martyrs reports about cases of martyrdom and persecution around the world.  Telling of a church in China, the website records: Living Stone Church in Guiyang has worshiped…

Re-Main

Re-Main

Now’s the time when everybody’s gardens are overflowing with produce.  It seems every time I go to church, somebody hands me a bag of corn or some tomatoes or cucumbers. …

Paraclete

Paraclete

A visually impaired, older lady named Elsie has a pet parrot named Sam.  Sam goes with her everywhere she goes.  She keeps his wings clipped, and he is so well-trained…

Big, Big House”

Big, Big House”

According to the Pew Research Center, 25-35-year-old Millennials are more likely than previous generations to live at home with their parents.  As of 2016, 15% of those in this age…

Betrayed and Denied: The Aftermath of Charlottesville

Betrayed and Denied: The Aftermath of Charlottesville

Today as I watched the footage from Charlottesville, my heart broke and I felt betrayed and denied.  Betrayed by a city that at one time was ranked the number one…

The Great Reversal

The Great Reversal

One of the great citizens of France during the 1300s was Nicolas Flamel.  A great philanthropist, Flamel was also known as a scientist and mystic.  The particular brand of work…

“Hardened Hearts”

“Hardened Hearts”

In an article entitled, Does God Harden Hearts?, Dr. Bob Barrier writes about sharing his faith with an old man who had been exposed to Christian witnesses all his life. …

Radical Inclusion

Radical Inclusion

In the early 1960s, racial tensions were at a great height, with sit-ins and demonstrations taking place around the country to protest segregation.  On May 6, 1960, President Eisenhower signed…

Kingdom of Heaven

Kingdom of Heaven

Leonidas, King of Sparta, was preparing to make a stand with his Greek troops against the Persian army in 480 B.C. when a Persian envoy arrived. The man urged on…

Give and Take

Give and Take

If you’re like me, then periodically you take a look at your money, to figure out where your spending, saving, or investing is on target, where you might be underspending,…