Reading Time: 3 minutes Wherever people gather, evil follows. This is not some outside force. This is not a cartoonish devil or demon trying dissuade people from following their purest desires. We bring evil … Continue reading Zoombombing: Darkness, Fear, & Light During a Pandemic
Reading Time: 3 minutes The onslaught of news about COVID-19 is accelerating. FOMO (fear-of-missing-out) challenges any attempts to create social distancing between me and the news. I turn off the news and a few … Continue reading “Be still, & know that I am God!” A Coronavirus Reflection
Reading Time: 2 minutes Do not be afraid. Do something. How many times does the Bible say, “Fear not”? Isaiah 41.10, “Do not be afraid, for I am with you…” Genesis 15.1, “Do not … Continue reading Should We Fear COVID-19?
Reading Time: 3 minutes Recently, a friend shared a post about a political rally on social media. I started to read the post. Then, I thought about the verse about “edifying talk” from Ephesians … Continue reading Political Rally vs. Worship Services
Reading Time: 2 minutes Ludwig Wittgenstein was an Austrian-British philosopher of language. He once said, “The limits of my language mean the limits of my world.” That is, your world and your knowledge are … Continue reading Wittgenstein & the Democratic Debate
Reading Time: 2 minutes Where was God on 9/11/01? Eighteen years ago today, Al-Qaeda attacked the U.S. and changed the world. The terrorist group trained and hid in Taliban-controlled Afghanistan. Just as in the … Continue reading God, Taliban, & 9/11
Reading Time: 2 minutes And on the seventh day, God finished the work and rested. Genesis 2.2 From the beginning of scripture, God provides a divine example for respite. People can take breaks. Work … Continue reading Labor Day, Respite, & God
Reading Time: 2 minutes With Hurricane Dorian approaching the Bahamas, I have been thinking about the climate. Climate change is upon us. I will be hosting a screening of Paris to Pittsburgh on October … Continue reading Hurricanes & Climate Change
Reading Time: 2 minutes God would say, “Why can’t you get along with each other?” I wrote about the government shutdown back on Day 28. Now, we are on day 34. In 1 Corinthians … Continue reading What would God say about the Government Shutdown?