Christian Living, Devotionals

A Virtuous People: The Lost Art of Patience in Suffering

We live in a culture that wants things now. Everything is instant at our finger tips. Virtual reality has become a basic reality. However, in this virtual life of ours, most virtues have been lost. The virtue of patience seems to be long gone, even for devout believers in Christ. This lost patience almost looks… Read More A Virtuous People: The Lost Art of Patience in Suffering

Christian Living, Devotionals

Looking for Integrity: How to Move Beyond Our Tongues

Jesus once said: “For out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaks.” (Mt. 12:34) We speak up for injustice, for mercy, and for right. Morally, politically, right, or wrong, we want our words to be heard for change, and for truth to abound. But no matter how many years you stand in the… Read More Looking for Integrity: How to Move Beyond Our Tongues

Christian Living, Devotionals

Refrain and The Christian Relationship

I have learned a great lesson on refrain. When is it time to stop sharing, to stop producing hope for others, and to back off from an attempt at civility and walk away? Not to cause strife, discord, or slander, but to cut the bond of hole-filled glue that has never stuck well together is… Read More Refrain and The Christian Relationship