Election Echoes

I hear strong echos in this story. http://www.npr.org/2017/02/03/513196747/christian-governor-fights-blasphemy-charge-in-muslim-majority-indonesia An ethnic Chinese, Christian man from outside the current political power structure, who is serving as governor of Jakarta, is running for reelection. At the same time he is on trial for blasphemy for telling Muslim voters in September not to be fooled by people who tell them… Read More

God’s Warning to America

https://www.facebook.com/Nigeriacamera/videos/965938676782270/ This video of Rabbi Jonathan Cahn bolding calling our nation back to faith is truly a voice calling in the wilderness: In those days John the Baptist came to the Judean wilderness and began preaching. His message was, “Repent of your sins and turn to God, for the Kingdom of Heaven is near.” The prophet Isaiah… Read More

light sources: eclipse

Can anyone see you are a Christian? Or, when they look at you, do they see a lunar eclipse? Does the shadow of the earth blanket you, not allowing the sun’s light to reach you so that you can reflect its rays? Don’t you know that, as a Christian, the sun shines within you and… Read More

Changing habitual motion

When you were a child you learned how to walk, talk, brush your hair, put on a shirt—how to do all of the things that you take for granted today. If you were tie your shoelaces right now, would you have to think about it? Or would your fingers move as though they had been… Read More

Colossians 3:18-19 Go all out in love

Submission is not something we in America do well. I can’t speak for those in other countries, because I don’t have enough experience in and of your cultures. But individual rights and privileges–something I believe in and support–can lead us to think only of ourselves and what we deserve and have rights to.  Individualistic thinking–what’s… Read More

Colossians 3:17 Take myself out of the limelight

I have been wondering lately, how much of what I do is so that people will think good of me? If I am living for God, trying to be someone who reflects His light to the world, why do I feel the need to have my shadow–my silhouette–superimposed on His light? What would it look… Read More