Political uncertainty, unrest, and more!

Hmmm…it doesn’t take a long distance trip on social media these days to have feelings of anxiety and consternation involuntarily bubble up in our gut as we survey the current political landscape. Some of the blue language,attacking insults, acts of violence, and character assassinations–along with common shouts of dark concerns about the near future–all these

The ultimate bottom line in life

There is plenty of talk right now about a pandemic. But, the everyday pandemic of death is all too frequently ignored or rationalized away. My favorite quote of all time (which focuses on the ultimate issue in life) comes from Canadian Scientist G.B. Hardy. “I only have two questions. One, did anybody ever conquer death?

Some perspective in trials and adversity

Here’s an excellent quote by Warren Wiersbe about understanding God’s plan and process in allowing difficulty in our lives (note James 1:2-4 and Romans 5:3-5): “Our values determine our evaluations. If we value comfort more than character, then trials will upset us. If we value the material and physical more the spiritual, we will not

God’s providence is always at work

Isn’t it incredibly comforting to know that God is never out of touch? He is never fretting or panicking, never bumfuzzled and bewildered, never perplexed, distressed or flustered. He is never impotent, baffled or disoriented; nor ruffled or rattled. It is astonishingly true that He can work even in selfish, secular, and sinful settings to