When Paul talks about wisdom in areas where Scripture is not clear, he makes it clear that unity is more important than uniformity. Many Christians would agree. But this is...
We’re on this earth, the Apostle Peter says, to glorify God and amplify the gospel: “Conduct yourselves honorably among the Gentiles, so that when they slander you as evildoers, they will observe your good works and will glorify God on the day he visits” (1 Peter 2:12 CSB).
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?