Tag: Witness

My Witness During Covid

I purposely opted to name this experience as witness and not as a simple experience because what I am going to say has clearly been the work of God’s power! And certainly not mine, a sinner! I still remember the chapter meeting we had, as Capuchin...

Politics

I’ve always been a very political person. I love to debate. However, I have to admit, I’m currently getting very tired of being constantly being bombarded by politics all around me. I’ve turned much of it off, especially what I see on television and...

When We Stand Before Jesus

There’s a Christian ministry called “The Jesus Film Project” in which missionaries go about in Third World countries with a portable movie screen and projector. They set up their equipment in empty fields near towns and villages and then invite all...

Send Me

Mike Rowe’s ventures in trying out all kinds of Dirty Jobs that were featured on the Discovery Channel give us an idea of how crucial to our lifestyle and comfort these jobs actually are even though we never seem to appreciate them. Well, our...

Jesus Wants Us to Be His Witnesses

Imagine that I were to ask for a volunteer to conduct an experiment here in church—and that you raised your hand and were chosen. Let’s say that I blindfolded you, brought you up front, told you there was a metal water bucket on the floor here, and...

Taking Up Our Crosses

Chances are you’ve not heard of the black actress Nichelle Nichols—but if you’re a Star Trek fan, you’re certainly familiar with her character. She played Lieutenant Uhara in the original TV series, and was one of the first black women regularly...

We Are All Witnesses

On the Third Sunday of Easter, we are given an opportunity to digest the significance of the most important, most earthshaking event in the entire history of humankind: the resurrection of Christ and … ours, together. We shall start by affirming...

Bearing Witness to Christ

In 1999, a thirteen-year-old American girl named Dria Davis successfully escaped from the nation of Saudi Arabia, where she was being held a prisoner by her Muslim father. Fourteen years earlier her parents had married in Florida: a Cuban-American...