A Kingdom Perspective on the Pandemic–Part 2

Pain is an unwelcome friend. Nobody likes it when it shows up, but it often is the alarm that tells us something else is wrong. Without it we may not got to the doctor before it is too late, and we wouldn’t know to pull our hand out of the fire, or to stop running […]

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A Kingdom Perspective on the Pandemic–Part I

Christians have responded in different ways to the COVID-19 pandemic. Some have made their response an issue of faith, as if Christians full of faith have never died from an illness. Others have simply adopted the current political opinion of their preferred political part, contending on side the pandemic is a crises overblown by the media […]

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Why We Have to Wait for the Lord

Earlier this year a friend prayed for me. In the midst of the prayer he stopped and told me he felt the Lord was giving him a verse for me: Isaiah 40:31. He told me how I had been faithful in waiting on the Lord and then told me some of the things he felt […]

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Viking Travel Journal––Epilogue

On the plane on the way back home, I watched the movie,Tolkien. I enjoyed the movie, and highly recommend it. But the movie failed to demonstrate the influence of Christianity in Tolkien’s life and his writing. It was a fitting end to our Viking Travel Journal. It reminded me of the uniqueness of the perspective […]

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Viking Travel Journal––Day 15

Reykjavik is a genuine city. Unfortunately we only had one day here. Our excursion was well-chosen. So many had signed up for the Blue Lagoon excursion so early that it was booked before the cruise began. After we got on the ship we learned the hot water doesn’t come directly out of the ground into […]

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