There’s a lot of worrying going on. I get it. People are hearing daily updates about the COVID-19 global pandemic, and many of them not good. Plus, we have a tendency to go over worst-case-scenarios in our heads over and over again. That’s why it’s important to relax. To calm down. Panic is a breeding … Continue reading Calming down
Why do bad things happen? Well, in certain situations that’s an easy question to answer. For example, if we drive carelessly and hurt ourselves in an accident the reason is because we were driving carelessly. But there are other times when an explanation isn’t so easy. But do you know what? Even when we don’t … Continue reading How will we judge ourselves?
In the Star Wars movie A New Hope, a starship called the Millennium Falcon tries to fly away from a massive space station called the Death Star. It’s so big that the young pilot Luke Skywalker first thinks it’s a moon. But as they get closer, they realize they can’t fly away from it. Captain … Continue reading Negativity is a tractor beam
We humans like being in control. We’re so used to how much we like it, and to how much control we think we have, that we don’t even realize it. A simple, modern example is how we can control the temperate of our homes from a smart phone app—even when we’re not there! Previous generations … Continue reading When life feels out of control
Be what you wanna see. This statement encourages us to model the attitudes and behaviours that we’d like to see in others. Let’s think about this in terms of how it applies to our current situation with COVID-19. What do we want to see? I don’t know about you but I want to see faithfulness, … Continue reading Be what you wanna see
Let me share an eternal truth that can encourage you: When you’re confident about what will happen eventually, you have more courage for what is happening currently. Here’s what I mean. When you know that God is eternal, and that one day he is going to one day make all things new and finally eliminate … Continue reading When you’re confident about what will happen eventually
A lot of people are feeling overwhelmed. It’s understandable. After all, there’s a pandemic going on. It’s easy to feel out of control, uncertain, or even paralyzed. But although you don’t have much say about what happens to you, you do have a say in what happens through you. God’s people can be proactive about … Continue reading Blessed people bless people
Fear. It's all around us, most recently with coronavirus. Here are 3 suggested responses for God's people.