I think that we all can agree on the simple definition of hunger: the feeling of weakness or discomfort caused by a lack of food/nutrition. But do we really know what it means? In the relative affluence of western society our working definition of hunger is dramatically different from that in third-world countries. We toss... Continue Reading →
Bear One Another’s Burdens Pt. 2
"Bear one another's burdens, and so fulfill the law of Christ" (Galatians 6:2 ESV). Yesterday we looked at the sin and how we, as Christians, should respond when we see a brother or sister weighed down by the burden of sin (Galatians 6:1). Today we are going to look at other ways in which we... Continue Reading →
Finding Christ in the Crisis
We need to find Christ in the crisis. We need to look past our current circumstances to the hope and future that God has planned for us. We need to take hold of Jesus' hand and let him lead us and teach us through the storms of life.
THE CHILL OF THE MORNING AIR sent a gentle shiver down my spine as I crawled out of my tent. In the distance I heard the call of a loon welcoming the dawn of another day. An orange hue painted the eastern sky, making the wispy fog over the lake dance like fire. I followed... Continue Reading →
Life has a way of slowing us down and forcing us to learn the hard lessons for which we would never have made time. We all want, or at least should want, to continue to become better and stronger people, better and stronger Christians. The desire for a better life for us and for our... Continue Reading →