Reviewing That All Shall Be Saved: Setting Goals

I was first introduced to Eastern Orthodox theologian David Bentley Hart in college. A friend of mine had actually come back to her childhood Christian faith through reading The Beauty of the Infinite [1]. At the time, I was experiencing some doubts myself about Christianity. I welcomed the book suggestion…

The Widow’s Mite

In the passage that comes before this one, Mark talked about a scribe who had asked Jesus about the greatest commandment, and was impressed with Jesus’ answer. Jesus was also pleased. He told the scribe he was very close to entering the kingdom of heaven. With such a warm endorsement from…

Render Unto Caesar

Give to Caesar the things that are Caesar’s, and to God the things that are God’s. MARK 12:17 (NIV) Money does have its proper place. Yet, first century Christians continued to struggle and wrestle with this very difficult issue, so both Peter and Paul helped them by explaining Jesus’ teaching. Peter…

Lonely

“The worst part of holding the memories is not the pain. It’s the loneliness of it. Memories need to be shared.” THE GIVER, LOIS LOWRY “See ya later, Pete!” he called across the cubicles, grabbing his things before heading out into the afternoon. It was early—the half-shift over, time for the…

Stressed

Up and down my back, my spine, in my brain It injures me, babe… Anger, can make you old, yes it can I said anger, can make you sick, children… oh Jesus Anger destroys your soul Rage, there’s no room for rage in there MARVIN GAYE ANGER With the office on…

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