Category: Various

We Are Not Alone
December 9th, 2018

various texts Last Sunday I went to church in Chiang Mai, Thailand – 10,225 kilometers and six time zones from Rabat. They celebrated the first Sunday of Advent with the lighting of the first candle and Christmas songs. There were about 30-40 people and after church we shared a meal together. It is a nice […]

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Joy celebrated
June 12th, 2016

various For the past two weeks I have talked about a deep joy that thrives in good times and bad. It is present in weddings as well as funerals. It led Jesus to the cross and caused James to tell us to rejoice when trials and tribulations come. This deep joy may not put a […]

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Joy encouraged
June 5th, 2016

various Mark Twain was an American writer of the 19th century and among the books he wrote were Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn. These two books tell the story of two boys who grew up along the Mississippi River that runs north to south in the center of the United States. In the second of […]

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Joy that cannot be defeated
May 29th, 2016

various Joy to the world! The Lord is come Let earth receive her King! Let every heart prepare Him room And heaven and nature sing Joy to the world! the Savior reigns Let men their songs employ While fields and floods Rocks, hills and plains Repeat the sounding joy We sing this during Advent and […]

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Relentless Pursuit
April 3rd, 2016

various Why is it that revivals do not seem to last very long? The Great Awakening in 1740 swept through the American colonies bringing enthusiasm for Christian faith and transforming society. But this enthusiasm did not last. The children of those who came to faith in the Great Awakening were less enthusiastic and by the […]

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