Category Archives: The Christian Life

Heart Attachments

Book Review: Heart Attachments: How What You Love Shapes Your Thinking, Behaviors and Destiny, by Bruce Hammond (2020). eBook and paperback. Author Hammond wrote Heart Attachments from his and Jean, his wife’s, exploration of their dissatisfaction with their Christian lives. For … Continue reading

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Christian Action In Response To Pandemic

What is a Christian action response to the pandemic of Coronavirus? In my previous blog, I shared the perspective of  of three Christian leaders. A second way to explore this issue leads us to ask how, as Christians, do we act? … Continue reading

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Is “Love Your Enemies” Unrealistic? II

Christians have achieved notoriety as the most persecuted religion in the world. In a May, 2019 article, the BBC published announcement of a report commissioned by British Foreign Secretary, Jeremy Hunt. The Right Rev. Philip Mountstephen, Bishop of Truro, led … Continue reading

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Is “Love Your Enemies” Unrealistic?

When people attack us, our first thought is to strike back. If people fight us, our instinct is to retaliate. When people say vicious things against me, for example, I feel the need to “set the record straight.” Of all … Continue reading

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Spiritual Fitness Strengthens Our Soul

Just as fitness strengthens our body, spiritual fitness strengthens our soul. Millions of people today help their bodies lose weight, improve flexibility, and improve cardio-vascular health through regular exercise. At times, this exercise is prescribed by their doctor to minimize … Continue reading

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When I Lost My Computer–I Felt Amputated!

When I lost my laptop recently, I learned valuable lessons about trusting God. At first I felt amputated, like I’d lost a limb, but I later came to appreciate more this valuable tool of ministry. Continue reading

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