Jesus said that the greatest command was to love the Lord our God, but how often do we do the exact opposite…?
When Jayme Erickson got the call to head out to an accident, it was work as usual. A Canadian paramedic, she’d seen more than her fair share of gnarled cars twisted around trees, plowed off roads or smashed into one another. This particular incident was a car that hit ice, slid out-of-control and had collided with an oncoming truck.
What do our struggles with sin and the troubles of life have to say about our relationship with God?
Michelangelo grew to great fame thanks to his ability to capture the human body’s dynamics and power through paintings and stonework. Centuries later, he is still legendary for his art. Most people have at least seen pictures of the Sistine Chapel’s ceiling and the David or Pietà statues.
God is sending us invitations to understand his character better, but not one human alive likes the packaging of his invites because it reveals our raw interiors, so we keep turning them down…
In the tragic play Antigone, Sophocles nodded his head to a near-universal human truth: “No man delights in the bearer of bad news.”
Different denominations of Christianity often disagree with one another, so how do we find peace among ourselves in the house of God?
C. S. Lewis wrote in Mere Christianity, describing Christianity as a house with many different ‘rooms’ in it, “I hope no reader will suppose that ‘mere’ Christianity is here put forward as an alternative to the creeds of the existing communions. . . It is more like a hall out of which doors open into several rooms.
Never has it been easier for us to be assaulted and insulted by other people’s ideas than in the modern day, so how do we avoid being injured by others’ opinions?
Robert Downey Jr. is considered largely responsible for bringing the relatively unknown superhero Iron Man into explosive popularity and leaving movie producers scrambling to capitalize on this abrupt success and reproduce his character.