Getting Away with Murder

Could a society get away with a systemic culture of murder? As I have been researching missionary biographies while writing a sequel to Daring Devotion, I could not help but notice a disturbing trend across the world.[1] We humans kill our own young. Accidental Research I did not purposely seek out this information. I wasContinue reading “Getting Away with Murder”

Advice from Max Who Was Vaccinated and Still Caught COVID

Pastor and New York Times bestselling author, Max Lucado, has contracted coronavirus after he had been vaccinated. Due to go on a golf trip in Ireland with friends after preaching in Oak Hills Church, he will instead spend his time in quarantine at home. Lucado made the announcement on Twitter Sunday, stating. “Groan; Covid foundContinue reading “Advice from Max Who Was Vaccinated and Still Caught COVID”

Would Jesus Wear a Mask Today?

It’s the great theological question of the day. Christian writers are blogging about it. Churches are falling out over it. It has become a more divisive issue than Brexit, BLM, or Baptism! The question is: ‘would Jesus wear a mask?’ In the good old days, churches used to split over issues like wearing hats, speakingContinue reading “Would Jesus Wear a Mask Today?”

China Now Targets Christian Children

Police in Taiyuan, Shanxi Province, China again summoned a homeschooling father for questioning, this time on suspicion of “illegal holding of materials promoting terrorism and extremism”. The July 7 detention is the latest in a series of troubles with Chinese authorities for Zhao Weikai, a 35-year-old Christian from Taiyuan Xuncheng Reformed Church whose refusal toContinue reading “China Now Targets Christian Children”

Now There Is Demisexuality. Heaven Help Us.

Earlier this month, Michaela Kennedy-Cuomo, daughter of New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, announced that she now identifies as “demisexual.” As she described in the interview, her journey has gone from identifying as straight to identifying as bisexual to identifying as pansexual to now, finally, demisexual. This latest identification refers to someone who is sexually attractedContinue reading “Now There Is Demisexuality. Heaven Help Us.”

Does God Care About My Weight?

God cares about our devotions, desires, and disciplines, which direct our attention and anxieties. Our weight, concerns about our weight, or the value that others attach to us because of our weight can replace the truth of what God defines as our value and identity as being loved by Him. For good or for bad,Continue reading “Does God Care About My Weight?”

A Boy and His Unborn Sibling

When life already seems too much to bear, someone who comes alongside to support us can give us the strength and support that we need to face the future with courage and love. We see this happen for our clients in the centers all the time. Pregnancy tests are a common service provided at our centers. One particular day,Continue reading “A Boy and His Unborn Sibling”