The Light of the World

Our world can be very dark. Children will go for generations in many corners of our planet without clean water. Mildly successful businessmen will trade their accomplishments in for alcoholism. On this very night too many women in our own community will wonder—even if for a moment—if they truly get their husbands’ fullest affections. There are in our midst teenage […]

In the Midst of Darkness—Light!

If we were more honest we would be more cognizant of the real and deep shame that too often defines our lives. Like dark and heavy clouds hovering just above, shame lingers, squeezing out any real light, suffocating us with its laden heat, making us long for relief. I define shame as that intense feeling of despair brought on by […]

Our New President

Whether you are going to bed filled with utter elation or deep despair, there is one response that must be at once common and necessary among all of us, especially those of us claiming to follow Jesus Christ. Consider the words of the Apostle Paul to his younger friend Timothy: First of all, then, I urge that supplications, prayers, intercessions, […]