On Israeli TV: I Believe in Yeshua

But imagine doing that in a country where people are taught that you are an apostate; where your community of faith makes up less than one quarter of one percent of the population. And let’s not forget the hostility, harassment and persecution from the ultra-Orthodox. No, this is a big deal! A young adult from Haifa wrote on Facebook, “For the…

On Earth Peace . . .

Originally posted on TextsInContext:
Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace to men on whom his favor rests. Luke 2:14 (NIV) We may pause amid this season’s bustle and reflect on familiar words–yet a bit unfamiliar in recent versions which bring out the Christmas message.  Peace is rooted in God’s favor, in…

Fighting to Love

Originally posted on Aly Hathcock:
People aren’t easy to love. They are irrational, irritating, bipolar beings. People are complicated and usually have all their thoughts, feelings, and emotions in some sort of  difficult, wadded-up ball of goop that can’t entirely be separated. People basically make no sense. Ever. And when you think they do, it’s…