As I minister to people or as I share their stories in my role as a journalist, I’ve come to recognize people seldom see themselves as they truly are. I may or may not know you, but I may know a few things about you that perhaps you don’t know about yourself.
- First, you are more loved than you can comprehend. (more…)
But He was pierced for our transgressions, He was crushed for our iniquities; the punishment that brought us peace was on Him, and by His wounds we are healed.—Isaiah 53:5
The day we call Good Friday was not a good day for Jesus. Just one week earlier, He had made His triumphal entry into Jerusalem as the crowds cheered, “Hosanna! Blessed is He who comes (more…)
He has delivered us from the power of darkness and conveyed us into the kingdom of the Son of His love, in whom we have redemption through His blood, the forgiveness of sins.—Colossians 1:13-14
So many people in our splintering society have dug their heels deep into social issues—for instance, sexual orientation and identification, injustice and inequality—and have proclaimed, “I’ll die upon (more…)
For the message of the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God.—1 Corinthians 1:18
As I was leaving the grocery store, a new bagger asked if she could carry out my groceries. I said yes, as I usually do, knowing it would give me an opportunity to begin (more…)
For Christ also suffered once for sins, the righteous for the unrighteous, to bring you to God. He was put to death in the body but made alive in the Spirit.—1 Peter 3:18
It’s been said there are two kinds of people: the saved and the lost. But I see two categories among the lost: the proud and the ashamed.
Some people, when (more…)