May each of us pray for the will of God to be done in us during the days of COVID-19.
In Psalm 69, David begins to tell the Lord the problems he is facing are overwhelming him to the point he feels as if he is drowning in them. Some of us may be feeling that way, too.
No one asks for empty nets, but sometimes our emptiness becomes the catalyst for Jesus to fill our life with his good gifts.
The church can be the church and not meet, but the church cannot be the church and not pray.
Every member of our community is affected by this crisis. But there are some on the front lines who are at greater risk than many of us.
Let’s take advantage of these changing times and allow our individual lights to shine in every place where darkness and fear dwells.
There are two things David does in his wilderness that you and I can do in our wilderness moments.
Right now, many of us are feeling fearful and anxious because of the effects of COVID-19. But, out of this bleak reality, we can also find unexpected opportunities.
If we only worry about what we don’t have, or what we have lost, we will not find peace at heart.
Protracted fear takes on a life of its own and feeds on itself to produce even more fear.
While we the church will not be reckless or carelessly expose our families to danger, we have the answer of faith, hope and peace to offer a world of anxious and panic-hearted, fear-filled people and that hope is in Jesus Christ.
“To live simply, to love generously, to live truthfully, to serve faithfully, and leave everything else to God.” — Dr. Fred Craddock.
When you are in survival mode, you don’t feel like you have time to think about making worship a priority in your life.
With so many churches in our area having to suspend worship services during the coronavirus pandemic, we are asking local pastors to partner with us in bringing a daily message of hope and comfort to readers during this difficult time.
Today, most of us would agree, our nation and world are in a time of “Great Need,” and those of us who follow Christ can find the Word of God has never lost its power.