The world looks like it's losing its mind. It does make us worry. There have been protests in Hong Kong where police are shooting people. Insane legislation is being proposed in the U.S. Churches are being destroyed in China (even the sanctioned ones). I was reading the Psalms, and Psalm 146 stuck out to me.
I generally don't comment on current events much anymore. Except for this week, I don't have anything in my life that I can write about. It's a bit hush-hush at the moment, but you'll know by the start of 2020, at the latest, when you read the yearly wrap up. Recently 11,000 climate scientists declared a climate emergency.¹ Captain Planet had fallen in battle. Does anyone remember that show? Just me? Anyway, they put forth six things humanity needs to do to save the planet. I'm going to list them and then will say something from a Biblical perspective. After all, the tagline is "Pursuing a thoughtful Christianity."
You’re in jail, and you know you’ll die there. The final part of your life has been about a central issue and you worry that it will die with you. Unless...you have a legacy. People who will pick up the baton and carry on the race after you’ve fallen. That’s the backdrop of 2nd Timothy, … Continue reading How To Take A Stand
People look their whole lives for the thing that will fulfill them. It could be a high-paying career in a Fortune 500 company. It may be prestige and celebrity. Meeting that special someone that makes your whole world stop. Happiness, pleasure, love, family, all great things, all temporary things unfortunately. If it could all be … Continue reading Searching For Fulfillment