Finding Light (Psalm 36)

Have you ever experienced impenetrable darkness? Perhaps a relationship has crumbled, a loved one has died, or you have fallen (again) into a particular sin, leaving you wondering if there is really light at the end of the tunnel. Perhaps job loss and financial…

Warning and hope

Paul was no lone ranger. In general church life and in gospel ministry he surrounded himself with those who would encourage and strengthen him. Sometimes, however, other Christians deeply disappointed him. His honesty about both his encouragements and his disappointments serves to warn us…

Crazy cryonics and hope-so hope

The New York Times recently published an article by Mark Leibovich titled “Larry King is Preparing for the Final Cancellation.” The article focuses on the fact that the aging talk show host, at 81, is fixated on the subject of death and dying. He…

A bright new morning

Christianity is at its core a supernatural religion. At the very outset of Christianity’s sacred text, the Bible, we read of an omnipotent God who created the universe out of nothing in six days. Accounts of the miraculous are spattered throughout the Bible: Moses…