Stranger

Strangers

“Dear friends, I urge you, as aliens and strangers in the world, to abstain from sinful desires, which war against your soul” (1 Peter 2:11).   What is the greatest problem I’ve had being a missionary? It hasn’t been: The language – even though we have learned one National language and one tribal language and […]

Living as Canceled Christians (a response to a response)

A reader of my previous post objected to some of what I wrote. Which of course is fine. I remain grateful that we have the freedom to do that. I’m also grateful for the opportunity it provides me to interact with some of his thoughts and critiques. So, here’s my response… First, he said he […]

The Coronavirus and the Christian

How should Christians think about and respond to the coronavirus? Here are some initial thoughts… Plague and the Problem of Evil Christians see the world in a way that makes sense of the world. We have an understanding of why plagues and the problem of evil exist. That leads us to acknowledge something else that’s […]

How we live as exiles…

  The Bible teaches us that we, as Christians, are exiles (1 Pet. 1:1, 17; 2:11; Phil. 3:20; Heb. 13:14). That is, we as Christians are separated from our true country. This is a biblical reality and more and more becoming an empirical reality. For instance, Newsweek has said, “Christians are now making up a […]

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