Be Faithful ALL the Time

Be Faithful ALL the Time

Did you ever have a friend or a classmate who was nice to you sometimes…but then ignored you other times? Maybe you played together and hung out together a lot…but then all of a sudden that friend didn’t want to be with you? That sure doesn’t feel good, does it?...

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Be Anxious for Nothing—I Can Do All Things Through Christ Who Strengthens Me Philippians 4:4-13

Be Anxious for Nothing—I Can Do All Things Through Christ Who Strengthens Me Philippians 4:4-13

Rejoice in the Lord always. Again, I will say, rejoice! Philippians 4:4 Many of us are anxious these days. One of the most encouraging and reassuring chapters in the Bible is Philippians 4:4-13. For the next several days, I’m going to put the Heart of Encouragement Unit on hold to...

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Fasting: Same Rules for Everyone (Desert and Big City)

Fasting: Same Rules for Everyone (Desert and Big City)

One of the more curious features of living in Greece is that, if you go to a football match on the Sunday of the Publican and the Pharisee, one of the messages relayed to the crowd at half-time is always: “The Triodion is open! Bring your family and friends to...

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