Light of Night

Christmas. The day we celebrate the birth of Jesus. The climactic appearance in history of the long-awaited redeemer, come as a babe in a manger. The historic moment when the “fullness of time” arrives as the light of men that forever vanquishes darkness. The historical moment when the prophetic voice from the past is fulfilledContinue reading “Light of Night”

Never Recover

“Never recover.” When we hear this phrase, we naturally attribute it with the negative connotation that a person will never recover from some unforeseen circumstance – an accident, a debilitating disease, a health crisis, etc. It bears the harsh reality that we or someone we care about will never again be the same; that circumstancesContinue reading “Never Recover”

Trophy of God’s Grace

It was the last semester of my senior year in high school and I needed a few more credits added to my transcript to fulfill my graduation requirements. So, I did what most people do in the same situation: sign up for a Physical Education class. Easy, right? No homework. No tests. Well, the “noContinue reading “Trophy of God’s Grace”

The Greatest Triumph of Faith

A.B. Simpson – Canadian preacher, theologian, and founder of the Christian and Missionary Alliance – makes this profound statement: “The greatest triumph of faith is to be still and know that He is God.” He goes on the say that, “The great victory of faith is to stand before some impassable Red Sea, and hear theContinue reading “The Greatest Triumph of Faith”

When Loving Right Feels So Wrong

“Tough love.” We know the phrase well. It expresses the reality that sometimes we have to do and say the hard things toward those we love in order to lead them (and us) to a better place in life. If you haven’t been in the place yourself to offer tough love, then most likely youContinue reading “When Loving Right Feels So Wrong”

Something Beautiful

When you think of what is beautiful, what comes to mind? Perhaps it’s the majesty of creation – the vast blue oceans, the splendor of the mountains, the diversity of the green lush forests. Maybe it’s taking some quiet moments to relish the beauty displayed in artistic paintings or other pieces of artwork. When weContinue reading “Something Beautiful”