What do you do when you make plans to meet someone? That may depend on whether the person is your friend, relative, colleague, or boss. But, most of the time, you settle on a time/place/activity and look forward to the meeting. Can you say the same about Jesus?…
As a result of the Israel-Hamas war, all public Christmas celebrations have been canceled in Bethlehem, Jerusalem, and Jordan to mourn the recent suffering. However, religious services are still allowed….
If you were outdoors at the right time this past week (June 17–27), you could see five planets align in sky about an hour before dawn. In ancient times, such an alignment portended a massive upheaval, like a change of government or religion. This planetary performance peaked on June 24, with the moon additionally pairing with Uranus (visible halfway between Venus and Mars). Draw whatever conclusion you want regarding the significance of that date in light of current events….
Eighty percent of Jesus’ recorded miracles are healings, so you’d think the Gospels would include at least a few of those people’s names—like Peter’s mother-in-law. But, resurrections aside, the Gospels record the name of only one person Jesus healed….
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….
Do you have a Bible verse that keeps you going despite everything? Isaiah 64:3-4 is mine. By the end of this blog, maybe it will be yours, too. At the least, I hope it inspires and encourages you….
I’m two-thirds of the way through an intensive author course. The volume of information is overwhelming. Details, details, details. All important, but impossible to implement all at once….
I’m taking a book launch course. It’s kicking my butt….