At its core, Easter is a celebration of the central events of Christianity, the events that launched the faith and on which our hope is based: the crucifixion, burial, and resurrection of Jesus Christ for the world’s salvation.
It is God, the Giver and Director of life, who determines human worth.
How does a focus on spiritual health and belief in the Resurrection fit with rare disease advocacy?
What can a dog teach us about embracing the hope God offers in Christ?
Sudden hard times demand answers to some very important questions: What kind of God do you follow? What gives your life meaning? Where will you look for comfort and help that actually deliver?
We might not have power over our circumstances. But we get to choose how we act in them.
Sometimes God’s call makes more sense than we expect.
There’s often not much reason for it. And yet peace – perfect, reason-transcending peace – is what we’re offered by a God who knows even more about our situations than we do.
Maybe you aren’t feeling much like a masterpiece right now. But that’s okay. Because, as most homeowners start to realize once their project begins, a renovation-in-progress looks very different from the end product.
Awe doesn’t answer all our questions, or demand answers. It simply beholds, and marvels, and rejoices in what and Whom it sees. It invites us to join the rest of the universe in praising and celebrating our Creator.