The Beginning of the Year and the End of the World

The Beginning of the Year and the End of the World

“The end is not an event but a person.” ~G.B. Caird “I AM the Alpha and the Omega, the first and the last, the beginning and the end.” ~Revelation 22:13 It’s always the end of the world somewhere for someone. Probably your own world has come crashing down in...
Advent, Christmas and the Waylaying Love of God

Advent, Christmas and the Waylaying Love of God

“I have been crucified with Christ and I no longer live; the life I live in the body I live by faith in the Son of God who loved me and gave himself for me.” ~Galatians 2:20 Remember the good old days when the Christmas season began after Halloween? How long until...
Creature Comforts

Creature Comforts

“I have been crucified with Christ and I no longer live; the life I live in the body I live by faith in the Son of God who loved me and gave himself for me.” ~Galatians 2:20 I’m writing to say thank you for a recent experience of renewal. The “Here We Still Stand...
You Are God’s Halloween Mask

You Are God’s Halloween Mask

“What else is all our work to God—whether in the fields, in the garden, in the city, in the house, in war, or in government—but just such a child’s performance, by which He wants to give His gifts in the fields, at home, and everywhere else? These are the masks of...
It’s Easier to Float in a Boat

It’s Easier to Float in a Boat

“Let us hold unswervingly to the hope we profess, for he who promised is faithful. And let us consider how we may spur one another on toward love and good deeds, not giving up meeting together, as some are in the habit of doing, but encouraging one another—and all the...