A new fear is threatening the world. The World Health Organization has officially named it as COVID-19 – the coronavirus. At times like these, even health is worthless, if we do not have a heart that is at peace with God.
This year has felt more “Christmassy” than previous years. Partly it’s been because of the preparations for Christmas programs in my own and the Chinese congregation. But another reason is Haifa’s annual “Holiday of Holidays” when Christmas, Hanukkah, and a Muslim holiday (although I’ve never received a conclusive answer for which one) are celebrated. A […]
Yesterday, while driving to the gym, I was listening to Moody Radio (yes, all the way in Israel). Dr. Erwin W. Lutzer was speaking and his words caught my imagination. Describing Moses on Sinai, after 40 days, he explained that Moses still hadn’t had enough of God, and asked, “Show me your glory.” After 40 […]
As the Feast of Tabernacles approaches an end, I have had ample opportunity to count my blessings and give thanks for how God has taken care of me. From keeping me safe, relief from back pain to weight loss — those are just the surface blessings. Today, after congregation, a family invited me to join […]