Tag Archives: comfort

They Shall Be Comforted

They Shall Be Comforted

Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted. (Matthew 5:4, NRSV) In the last two months two people who were significant mentors in ministry to me have crossed from this life into the next. Since the middle of March, a number of church members and friends have passed away. Although none of these […]

Family Friday: The Right Choice

Family Friday: The Right Choice

With all your heart you must trust the Lord and not your own judgment. Always let Him lead you, and He will clear the road for you to follow. (Proverbs 3:5-6) Over the last few weeks, families have been faced with overwhelming decisions regarding school for their children for this coming fall. The wonderful thing […]

Suffering or Peace?

Suffering or Peace?

Jesus said, “These things I have spoken to you, that in me you might have peace. In the world you will have suffering. But take heart. I have overcome the world.” (John 16:33) Which would you rather have: today, Monday, the first day of another week? Suffering or peace? That may seem like a stupid […]

Family Edition: Hugs from Heaven

Family Edition: Hugs from Heaven

So comfort each other and give each other strength, just as you are doing now. 1 Thessalonians 5:11 (International Children’s Bible) At the end of our Zoom Sunday School class this past week, Gabby called through the screen with her arms wide open, “I want to come right through that screen and hug every single […]