2018 February

PANCAKES AND PUDDING

PANCAKES AND PUDDING

My nine- and ten-year-olds came whining to me again. “Mommy, Chalsey’s taking all the LEGO blocks!” “Davin always gets the best pieces!” Kristy, my five-year-old, was crying. “It’s not fair! I want to... Read More »

THE FAITH AND PEACE CONNECTION

THE FAITH AND PEACE CONNECTION

God, teach me to be patient; Teach me to go slow. Teach me how to wait on You When my way I do not know. Teach me sweet forbearance When things do not go right, So I remain unruffled When others grow ... Read More »

THE BLOCKED CARD

THE BLOCKED CARD

Not long ago, when we checked our credit card statement after buying an airline ticket, we discovered that the airline had charged us twice. We contacted the airline in the hope of correcting the erro... Read More »

IT’S ALL RIGHT

IT’S ALL RIGHT

Those were the words uttered by a woman nearly 3,000 years ago whose only son had just died in her arms. Hours earlier, he had complained of a headache after returning from harvesting the fields with ... Read More »

READING TIPS

READING TIPS

“Where do I start?” is probably the most common question asked by people starting out reading the Bible. I remember my first attempts when I was a young man. I started at the beginning, but didn’t get... Read More »

A LIFE ABOVE THE ORDINARY

A LIFE ABOVE THE ORDINARY

The secret of drawing closer to God is prayer and communion with Him through meditating on His Word. But it’s not just quickly opening your Bible. I’m sure that the failure of many Christians to gain ... Read More »

100% COVERAGE

100% COVERAGE

Around 40% of the world’s population has Internet access. That’s more than three billion people. Instead of hunting through books or doing research at a physical location, we can find information we n... Read More »

THE THERAPY ROOM

THE THERAPY ROOM

A friend of mine recently had a traumatic experience. While at work, a dog bite took off part of her finger. Weeks of pain, surgeries, casts, pills, anesthesia … and it still wasn’t the end of the sto... Read More »

BECKONING ME ONWARDS

BECKONING ME ONWARDS

I grew up in a Christian family, but at 13 I became an atheist. When I was 18, I left my hometown of Rio with a backpack and set off to see the world. I visited the British Isles, then crossed the Cha... Read More »

WHAT FAITH KNOWS

WHAT FAITH KNOWS

When I look at some of the men and women in the Bible, at a quick glance they seem to be so confident, so certain of everything. Next to such seemingly unwavering faith, we can start to feel a little ... Read More »

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