Recently one of our readers suggested that I write something about our stewardship during the COVID-19 crisis.
No doubt many of our readers, if not all to some degree, have been affected financially by the pandemic. Some have been laid off. Others lost jobs. Everyone’s retirement portfolios have shrunk a bit, if not a lot. Add to that, churches have not been meeting. So collections have not been taken. Continue reading
Today’s Bible reading contains a parable of Jesus that is puzzling, perplexing and paradoxical.
It’s a story that presents a cast of characters that were all rascals. Yet Jesus uses it to teach a lesson to the righteous.
Take a minute to read Luke 16:1-13. Continue reading
Tomorrow, April 22nd, is Earth Day. From the first “earth day” celebration in 1970 environmental concerns have gained national attention and the movement has gained momentum. More and more companies are environmentally conscious. The “Go Green” slogan is familiar to us.
Why should I care about environmental issues? Soil conservation? Pollution? Recycling? Or the current concerns over “global warming”? Continue reading