I Am the Resurrection

The Coffee Break leader said, “We want to give our condolences to Judy, who lost her husband,  I piped up, “He’s not lost. I know exactly where he is.”  Yes, because of Jesus’ resurrection, and my husband, Paul’s, faith in him, … Continued

Who is Jesus Christ To You?

          To many, he is just a man who lived over 2000 years ago, who did and said many good things before dying on a Roman Cross. To others, he is nothing at all—they don’t even … Continued

We Were Bound, Now Redeemed

“In the Fullness of Time”… (when the time was right)… God acted to redeem humans and make us his children. Since He went to such an extreme to make us his children, surely He will act again in our time … Continued

Martin Luther King, Jr. Led Nonviolent Protests

On this, Martin Luther King, Jr’s, birthday, we should remember this great man’s contribution to America. He led people in passive resistance for equal rights for black people. He believed nonviolence was the morally right way to protest. I think … Continued

I Am Bethlehem

“But when the time had fully come, God sent forth his Son, born of woman, born under the law to redeem those who were under the law, so that we might receive adoption as sons,” Galatians 4:4-5. We expect Christmas … Continued

Questions about Running the Race

In 2016, my devotional titled “Running the Race,” published in The Upper Room, prompted an interesting discussion. I am reprinting it here. A reader asked many questions to clarify what I believed. I answered: Thank you, Elias, for commenting on my … Continued

Guest Post about White Privilege and Systemic Racism by Author James Watkins

My memories of riding to Florida in the back of my grandfather’s Buick included the shock of seeing unpainted houses overflowing with poorly-dressed children, their bare feet painted red with Georgia clay. Growing up white in a segregated neighborhood and … Continued

God Has Chosen You

In my last post, I talked about the fact that Christians are called to be saints. God chose us to be saved through sanctification and belief in the truth. (2 Thessalonians 2:13-14) The basic requirement is that we have accepted Jesus … Continued

Called to be Saints

Did you know you have been called to be a Saint? Perhaps you’ve seen a bumper sticker that says “Christians aren’t perfect, they’re just forgiven?” Whenever I see that, I’m reminded that believers don’t walk around wearing halos and don’t … Continued

Who is Jesus Christ to You?

To many he is just a man who lived 2000 years ago, who did and said many good things, then unfortunately was killed on a Roman Cross. To others, he is nothing at all—they don’t even think about him unless … Continued

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