A Little Bit of Hangin’

“LORD … LET ME KNOW HOW FLEETING MY LIFE IS!”PSALM 39:4 ABRAHAM LINCOLN ONCE LISTENED TO THE PLEAS of the mother of a soldier who’d been sentenced to hang for treason. She begged the president to grant a pardon. Lincoln agreed. Yet, he’s reported to have left the lady with the following words: “Still, IContinue reading “A Little Bit of Hangin’”

You Were Never Meant to Be Enough

“Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. It always protects, always trusts, alwaysContinue reading “You Were Never Meant to Be Enough”

More Peace, Less Anxiety

Don’t worry about anything; instead, pray about everything. Tell God what you need, and thank him for all he has done. Then you will experience God’s peace, which exceeds anything we can understand. His peace will guard your hearts and minds as you live in Christ Jesus. – Philippians 4:6-7 Paul writes these words inContinue reading “More Peace, Less Anxiety”

Facing the Inevitable

Seventy years ago, on the last Saturday morning in January, the MV Princess Victoria left the port of Stranraer in South-West Scotland. She was heading for Ireland with 179 people on board – but never arrived. The flawed design of the ship meant that the car deck was flooded as ferocious waves pounded against her,Continue reading “Facing the Inevitable”

Humans Are More Than a Math Equation

Earlier this month, cryptocurrency entrepreneur Sam Bankman-Fried pleaded not guilty to fraud after the shocking collapse of his multibillion-dollar crypto exchange company FTX. It’s a complicated case, but the central allegation is that Bankman-Fried used money from one of his businesses to pay the debts of a different one, defrauding investors and customers. The falloutContinue reading “Humans Are More Than a Math Equation”

Joseph Forgave His Siblings. Can You?

Then Joseph said to his brothers, “Come close to me.” When they had done so, he said, “I am your brother Joseph, the one you sold into Egypt!” (Gen. 45:4) “Come close to me” is a simple statement. But it also signals an act of restoration. Joseph, the victim, made a seemingly ordinary remark toContinue reading “Joseph Forgave His Siblings. Can You?”

When Only God Can Save You

The little man before whom Henry IV had stood half-frozen, Gregory VII, didn’t become pope in the usual manner. He had not been elected behind closed doors by cardinals but proclaimed pope by the people. His name was actually Hildebrand. His insight and integrity had made him advisor to five popes, and he preferred workingContinue reading “When Only God Can Save You”

Christian Testifies Against the Ban of ‘Conversion Therapy’

A Christian man in Malta is being prosecuted after he shared his testimony about leaving behind homosexual relationships in an interview with a local media outlet. In what is believed to be the first case of its kind, Matthew Grech will stand trial on 3 February at the Court of Magistrates in Valletta on chargesContinue reading “Christian Testifies Against the Ban of ‘Conversion Therapy’”