Boarding a plane alone with her children, a young mom tried desperately to calm her three-year-old daughter who began kicking and crying. Then her hungry four-month-old son also began to wail.
As a couple drove their trailer through dry Northern California, they felt a tire blow and heard the scrape of metal against pavement. The sparks ignited the 2018 Carr Fire—a wildfire that burned nearly 230,000 acres, destroyed more than 1,000 homes, and resulted in the deaths of several people.
We live in a multicultural society, where people of different classes and ages hold different opinions on the same thing. It thus presents a challenge to believers who desire to live out God’s call to “love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you” (Matthew 5:44-45). How do we communicate with people with different opinions? What does it…
We were on the way home from a visit with family in another state when I found it. I was pumping gas when I noticed a dirty, bulky envelope on the ground. I grabbed it, dirt and all, and looked inside. To my surprise, it contained one hundred dollars.
Christmas Is All About Getting Stuff
They say Christmas is all about the spirit of giving, but sometimes, I do wonder. Isn’t Christmas really about getting stuff?
We get all sorts of gifts, pretty cards, delicious dinners,…
The Roman inns during the time of Christ had a reputation so bad that rabbis wouldn’t even permit cattle to be left at them. Faced with such bad conditions, traveling Christians usually sought out other believers for hospitality.