Self-sufficiency is society’s default modus operandi, isn’t it? By nature or nurture, we seem wired to live that model. Yet the Bible tells us to do otherwise….
Sometimes book research takes me to unexpected places—like Tyre. Not there literally, but there in spirit….
The Exodus is full of examples of God’s power and provision. First we saw how He provided manna and quail. Last week was pillars of cloud and fire. This week wraps up this three-part series with promises and peace—the most enduring provisions God made for His people….
Last week we saw how God provided for the Israelites’ physical needs with manna and quail. This week gets even more exciting with God providing a pillar of cloud and fire. Psalm 78:14 (NIV) says, “He guided them with the cloud by day and with light from the fire all night.”…
The Exodus was the seminal event of Israel’s history. Not only was it an astonishing deliverance, but God also made sure it defined His relationship with His chosen people….
Sometimes a defining moment sneaks up on you without warning. But what about the one you can see coming?…
Last year’s events disconnected us from family, fellowship, and other parts of our lives we previously assumed were assurances. Things we thought had regardless….
In my first book about the Wise Men, the youngest Magus searches for mention of a new star in Persian and other cultures’ writings. Frustrated at the enormity of the task, he likens it to digging for treasure in the city’s trash heap….
Last weekend I watched the 2020 movie Fatima, which chronicles three Portugese children’s experiences in seeing and talking with the Virgin Mary. The real-life events of 1917 are told through flashbacks as a journalist interviews an aged Sister Lucia, the only one of the three children to live to adulthood….