For many people, this is the first time in our lives we have been forced to take life literally one day at a time—not by choice but because it’s all we can handle. We can’t plan for the future because we don’t know what new restrictions or changes will happen.
Jesus once asked, “Can any of you add one moment to his life span by worrying?” (Matthew 6:27 CSB). No! Worry doesn’t add anything to your life. It doesn’t make you healthier.
During the summer at one of our Summit campuses, an Afghan woman—I’ll call her Hadiya—showed up to VBS and, with a very limited vocabulary, let the staff know she was there for her 5-year-old to attend the event.
How long will we be dealing with COVID-19? How long will these government restrictions last?
Throughout the book of Judges, we see time and time again that God brings down the most powerful tyrants through weak human instruments simply doing his bidding—like left-handed Ehud, cowardly Gideon, the impulsive powerhouse Samson, and Jael, a housewife with a tent peg. The writer of Judges is trying to make a point: God doesn’t […]