If you’re sitting in a coffee shop alone without a phone in your hand…you are a very unusual sight in this day and age. Nobody would say, “A penny for your thoughts…” For one thing, that small amount would be insulting. For another, who just sits there thinking? That’s just strange. Meditation. We usually connect… Read More
History is divided between BC and AD. Dates labeled BC (before Christ) take place BEFORE Jesus was born, and those labeled AD come from Latin Anno Domini meaning “In the year of Our Lord.” There is not a zero year, so the year AD 1 immediately follows the year 1 BC. The time has come,” he [Jesus] said. “The kingdom of God has come near. Repent… Read More
As believers, we are on a journey to become more and more Christ-like. The Bible gives us a roadmap for the journey, and the Holy Spirit is our guide. Praise, faith, and prayer are interrelated and inseparable. Prayer flows out of faith in God alone. Our faith is activated when we praise God and focus… Read More
In early 1993 my father was diagnosed with a brain tumor. My siblings stayed with Mom and Dad in shifts to help with care. On my first week-long shift there, my last responsibility was to make the four-hour drive in heavy California traffic to San Francisco for my father’s surgery. I was stressed, and leaving… Read More
The Bible states that God is Lord of Lords, King of Kings. He is supreme in all the universe, but we need to understand this in the light of the fact that Satan is also the god of this world: Satan, who is the god of this world, has blinded the minds of those who… Read More
My father died slowly—nine excruciating months after being diagnosed with a brain tumor. When well-meaning friends tried to comfort me with “it is God’s will,” I was furious. Surely God did not intend such torture for my father or his family. We had prayed constantly and worked for a cure with everything that Western medicine… Read More
Enough of Harry. Let’s open the Encouragement Door.