Just Imagine

Friday, January 15, 2021
A scripture phrase recently captured my attention and stimulated a surge of hope in my heart. I noticed it in Matthew’s Gospel. Matthew included it in the context of a... Read More

Give Away Your Gift

Friday, January 01, 2021
For all its dangers and distractions, technology has been a blessing for the Church in 2020 more than in any other year. It’s helped facilitate some version of “togetherness” while... Read More

Why Did Jesus Come to Earth?

Thursday, December 24, 2020
“I will put enmity between you and the woman, and between your offspring and her offspring; he shall bruise your head, and you shall bruise his heel” (Genesis 3:15, ESV).Why... Read More

Christmas Expectations

Tuesday, December 22, 2020
It was our first Christmas Eve as a married couple and I was attaching two stockings to the bannister of the little set of stairs lining the tiny living room... Read More

What's in a Name?

Tuesday, December 15, 2020
Mary and Joseph had been on the road for days. An order from Caesar required that everyone go to his own town to register for a census that was being... Read More

Ruth: Feast from Famine

Tuesday, December 08, 2020
The book of Ruth opens with “a famine in the land”—a stark contrast to the common “once upon a time” prologue that points us to palaces and princesses. Ruth wasn’t... Read More

The Magnificat...Mary's Song

Tuesday, December 01, 2020
It’s the first week in December and I am in a state of catalogue overload. Each day’s mail brings another batch. Top that with those pesky online ads targeted specifically... Read More

Being Thankful

Thursday, November 26, 2020
“When a person doesn’t have gratitude, something is missing in his or her humanity.”Elie Wiesel-Jewish writer, Nobel Laureate, Holocaust survivorI am writing this in late summer of 2020, hoping that... Read More

Giving Thanks in All Circumstances

Tuesday, November 24, 2020
Give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you (1 Thessalonians 5:18, ESV). This is the directive given by God, to us... Read More

Casting Our Cares

Sunday, November 15, 2020
The familiar biblical phrase, casting our cares upon Him, recently came to mind. The cultural tensions in my country and around the world demand my attention. I also feel my... Read More