The Promise of An End to Earthly Suffering. (And Then What?)

This morning, amid piles of furniture and clutter and dust, we cleared a spot in the living room and shared a bagel. Our house has been torn up for a week while installers finish the new floor. In the end, it will be worth it, but the days drag on. Then I think of the Haitians who see no end to their displacement . . . or our neighbor who lies in bed waiting for an end to his suffering. What do you say... read more

The Promise of Safety

Read the daily paper. Listen to the news. Follow local politics. Watch the latest State of the Union speech. Honestly, how safe do you feel? Analyze this: “Fear of man will prove to be a snare, But whoever trusts in the LORD is kept safe.” ~Proverbs 29:25 If it’s true that everyone who trusts in the LORD is kept safe, why don’t people flock to Him in droves? It’s a long... read more