Why Doesn’t God Stop the Coronavirus?

Mar 30, 2020

Doesn’t the world seem so strange now? It’s been almost three weeks since Mechlenburg County, NC, insisted that we stay home and closed the restaurants, schools and other businesses like bars where people congregate. And I would say that I am finally used to staying at home all the time except for daily walks in […]

God Thinks Differently Than We Do

Mar 23, 2020

Automatically, I think these kinds of thoughts:   I am judgmental: today a woman was pushing a grocery cart with a toddler in it in light rain. It took her halfway across the crosswalk to raise the hood on the girl’s jacket. And I think, “It’s about time.”   I am impatient with anything that […]

The Truth Will Set You Free!

Mar 16, 2020

  Jesus said, “If you hold to my teaching, you are really my disciples. Then you will know the truth,[1] and the truth will set you free.” He asks us, commands us to live in the truth, and yet so little of what we say and do in this modern world is true. So how […]

What Fear Does to Us

Mar 09, 2020

    “Fear not, for behold I bring you good news of great joy that will be for all the people. For unto you is born this day…”[1] Fear not. Jesus is born into this world for all people. There is nothing to fear now that He is here.  But, of course we don’t believe […]

God Calls Us Out of Slavery to the World

Mar 02, 2020

`It takes five books of the Old Testament to tell the Exodus story about freeing the Israelites from slavery to the Egyptians and then bringing them through the wilderness where their rebelliousness was so evident to a state of openness to God’s ways by the end of Deuteronomy. Even then God is not expecting the […]