December 6, 2021
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Living a Life of Hope

When we despair, and are hurting and in emotional pain, we often lose hope. We think things will never get better. A lie from the enemy! What is true is that God is with us every second we struggle in pain. He whispers in our ear to trust Him. One...

Flavius Claudius Julianus

I love the story of Flavius Claudius Julianus. He was a Roman emperor who died in 363 A.D. He also went by another moniker, Julian the Apostate. He holds the distinction of being the last non-Christian emperor of Rome. He was called the “apostate”...

Christianity is a Religion of Hope

Once there was an Indian tribe whose camp was at the base of a great mountain. The land was rugged and life was hard, but the Native Americans persevered. Their chief had led them with wisdom and fairness for many years, but now death was...

A Beacon of Hope in the Darkness

A few years ago, after the Supreme Court miraculously found a right to so-called “gay marriage,” I wrote an article entitled “My Child the Bigot.” In the piece, I predicted that any student attending a public school would rarely be permitted to...

All Shall Be Well

There is a story of a young woman who, one evening, was waiting for a bus in a crime-ridden area. A rookie policeman approached her and asked: “Do you want me to wait with you?” Quickly, she noted: “No, that won’t be...

The Christian View of Sickness

During these difficult and turbulent times we are living in, the question becomes: What is the Christian attitude towards sickness? And further, how should we, as Christian believers, behave in these challenging waters we are swimming in? The...

Untie Him and Let Him Go

Once again, let me remind all of us that the one being raised from the dead is not Lazarus any more (cf. John 11:1-45) but any one of us who might be tired of the cramped confinements of his or her “tomb.” Each day, God alone knows the exact number...

The Change We Hope For

Simple questions stem from what Jesus tells us in the Gospel of Matthew (5:17-37): Are we pleased with the way the situation is in our home? In our village/town/city? With the way the Government is run? Are we pleased with the way children are...