Loving One Another Even When We Hurt

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Loving One Another Even When We Hurt

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If we serve the resurrected Christ, we should allow the resurrection power to affect every single aspect of our lives.  The Apostle Paul declared: “For we died and were buried with Christ by baptism. And just as Christ was raised from the dead by the glorious power of the Father, now we also may live
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Resurrection Power

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Easter Sunday is considered one of the most important days on the Christian calendar … and for good reasons.  The claim about the birth, life, and death of Jesus Christ is validated in the resurrection, which is the basis for every believer’s hope of salvation and eternal life.   As the Apostle Paul so clearly wrote:
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Black History Is American History

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February is Black History Month (BHM).  This is an annual celebration of the lives and achievements of African-Americans who have shaped the course of American history.  Therefore, BHM compels us to look at America through critical lenses in order to appreciate the contributions of other cultural groups (Hispanic, Asian, Native, etc.) who have left their
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The True Meaning of Christmas

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Christmas signals the coming of Christ.  It is a time of hope, love, joy and peace.  It is a time to reflect on God’s faithfulness in providing salvation through the shed blood of Jesus Christ.  Indeed, this same Jesus came to us as a baby born in a filthy, animal stable during a time of
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When Bad Things Happen to the Innocent

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Another mass shooting has taken from us many innocent, vulnerable lives; and, we are likely to continue asking the question: Why do bad things happen to innocent people?  We are understandably baffled by the depraved and cowardly actions of those who inflict such merciless and unnecessary pain on their fellow humans. In the Book of
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Conflict in Family and Community

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God has ordained families and communities to be the sources from which we draw strength and gain perspective about who we are and how we fit into God’s overall plan.  People in community tend to be like-minded on some core issues, but will have different perspectives that contribute to building up the group.  Unfortunately, sometimes
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Like so many people, you may have wondered about God’s nature and whether we can really understand how God intervenes in our lives on a daily basis. Since God chooses to relate to us, then we should think about how to respond appropriately. I sincerely believe that God is calling every living being to be
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