Faith, Life

Raise your shield

When life gets hard where do you turn to? We often need to find strength outside of ourselves. The psalmist writes, ‘My shield is with God, who saves the upright in heart.’ (Ps.7:10) Have you ever been caught in a storm so bad that it wrecks your umbrella, turns it inside out, rips it from… Continue reading Raise your shield

Faith

Can we have Certain faith in an uncertain world?

How can we ever know that the Gospel of Jesus and the words of the bible are really true? I mean, they were written thousands of years ago in a culture that is so different from ours – no phones, no bank accounts, no McDonalds! It was orally passed down before it was written down!… Continue reading Can we have Certain faith in an uncertain world?

Faith, Life

What do you do when you don’t know what to do?

Life is a funny, yet not so funny, thing at times. I've recently had news that a friend was unexpectedly ill (they are doing well), and I also recently lost my job (and am looking for another in a positive manner). I have friends who have lost loved ones; I have friends who have sunk… Continue reading What do you do when you don’t know what to do?