‘Joshua then said to them, “Do not fear or be dismayed! Be strong and courageous, for thus the LORD will do to all your enemies with whom you fight.” ‘Joshua 10:25, NASB Therefore, having been justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ, through whom also we have obtained our introduction by faith into […]

Last year, while I did quite a bit of reading, most of my reading was online (articles about the Middle East, etc.). The best and most difficult book I read was Eric Metaxis’s biography of Dietrich Bonhoeffer. I would love to be more focused in my reading this year. A friend of mine from NY, […]

As the New Year begins, many of us (especially the bookworms!) are thinking about what we will be reading over the next months. And some of us are looking at a book budget of about $30. For the year, not the month. So here are some free ebooks! The following list of missionary biographies comes from […]

This article from Sojourner Magazine (click on the highlighted text to read it for yourself) made me think about the path of refugees differently. There is indeed a trail taken by thousands of refugees, narrowed as countries shut down borders and force people to head a different way. What would you do? What would I do? […]

I love this time of celebrating Jesus’ birth, even though we don’t know the exact date it happened. How amazing it is that just over 2,000 years ago, God sent His own Son to be born of a human woman, a virgin, to be both man and God and to live and die righteously to […]

It can be so easy to see what looks like the bad overcoming the good and to feel alone, like Elijah did in the passage below, or at least part of only a small remnant left that loves the Lord and His people. But we have to remember that God is still on His throne […]

Statistics from Global Frontier Missions: Only about 1% of all refugees pass the application process and [are] allowed into places like the US. There are about 15 million refugees worldwide. The US settles between 30,000 to 70,000 refugees each year. 80% of all refugees living in the US have never been invited into an American […]

Who is Christ? Not just a great moral teacher, Lewis contends with sarcastic emphasis in this attention-getting statement. “I am trying here to prevent anyone saying the really foolish thing that people often say about Him: I’m ready to accept Jesus as a great moral teacher, but I don’t accept his claim to be God. […]

South Sudan, one of the newest countries in the world now that it has split from Sudan, continues to suffer new waves of violence, provoking new refugee crises. The northern country of Sudan as well has many displaced people and refugees. From Wikipedia: Displaced Sudanese Total population approximately 40.2 million[1] Regions with significant populations  Sudan […]

26 Then God said, “Let us make man in our image, after our likeness. And let them have dominion over the fish of the sea and over the birds of the heavens and over the livestock and over all the earth and over every creeping thing that creeps on the earth.” 27 So God created man in […]