Sometimes You Have To Take the Extended Route to End Up Where God Wants You

In our fast-paced world where we enjoy many conveniences that bring us results more quickly (like microwaves, cellphones, medicine, washers, dryers, search engines, etc.), it's easy to get frustrated when people or situations hinder our expected hassle-free path. Nevertheless, if we're on a journey to a place we desire to be that's in line with... Continue Reading →

Majority See Lockdowns as Opportunity for Self-Improvement

A recent survey of 2,000 people in England found that 60% of them see the shelter-in-place orders as the perfect opportunity to improve themselves. Despite all the fear and panic displayed in news headlines, most people (80%) say they are focusing on the positives that can come from the coronavirus lockdowns, 66% want to achieve... Continue Reading →

Discerning the Signs of the Times Is As Easy As Checking the Weather

The Lord Jesus had a very frank message to unbelievers in Luke 12:54-57 concerning the ease with which they had the intellectual capacity to discern the signs of the times, but refused to do so. Noting the signs of the times wasn't complicated, but was as simple as checking the weather. He told them: 54... Continue Reading →

Remembering Who We Are & Whose We Are Helps Us Rise Above the Shenanigans

It's in crises-obsessed times like these where it really pays spiritual dividends for all of us saints of God to be rooted and grounded in the Lord and his word. We have countless principles from God's word to help us keep all fear and fear-mongering at bay when they become the order of the day.... Continue Reading →

Sometimes Stereotypes and Stigmas Can Secure Us

As fallible human beings, we sometimes can make assumptions about individuals or groups of people based on what we've been told or based on what we've seen that lead us to make generalizations regarding them. The Bible teaches us not to be respecters of persons (i.e. showing favoritism) or to dismiss, unjustly judge, or look... Continue Reading →

Most Bibles Are Printed in China and Trump Tariffs Could Hurt Bible Sales, Say Publishers

Bible publishers like Zondervan and Thomas Nelson (both owned by secular company HarperCollins) are expressing concerns to the Trump administration that tariffs on Chinese products could harm the availability of Bibles in the U.S. and Bible distribution worldwide.  Several decades ago, U.S. Bible publishers moved most of their Bible printing (over 70%) to China, which... Continue Reading →

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