More Than I Can Bear

The apostle Peter last Sunday provided the latest installment in the biblical story of God with us. Peter’s fellow Jewish Christians, like him new to faith in Christ, were upset, because Peter was breaking bread with non-Jews, a social and religious taboo of Peter’s day. But Peter calmly shares with his disgruntled contemporaries an amazingContinue reading “More Than I Can Bear”

Faithful, No Matter What

It’s the kind of question that causes a pastor to break out in a cold sweat, and the query always begins with a simple word: “Why.” An innocent child is killed; a beloved teacher dies; a freak accident claims the life of dear friend, and with quivering lips and lumped throat, a hapless survivor asksContinue reading “Faithful, No Matter What”