A Light Has Dawned

Darkness prevailed over the land. People were in bondage to both a governmental system and a religious system that choked the life from everyday people. Lawlessness had increased. Corruption in tax collection and among the elite were common. Political or religious leadership would do anything to protect even the notion… Continue reading

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Finding the Pearl

The boy’s question was straightforward. “Why did He create me?’ He was barely old enough to consider the question, but it was already present within him. Another boy from a half a world away had a similar question. “Why am I the way I am?” Another adolescent girl wanted to… Continue reading

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Cut the Waters and Move Ahead — A Maritime Parable

I could see myself a few meters away from the axe bow of a ship. The grey hull was moving fast in normal seas. When the front edge of that cutting shape meets water, it is sliced. The force of the impact ejects spray up and slightly away from the… Continue reading

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Higher and Deeper, Note 6

Higher and Deeper, Note 6 Roland and Faylene Beard Can you be like this tree growing by streams of water? Roots go everywhere to bring water and nutrients to keep it growing and healthy. The river is life for the tree. The Psalm 1:7-8 says that a person is blessed… Continue reading

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The Virus and the Economy, Note 3: A Call to Biblical Principles for What is to Come

There is reason to believe that the Bible has actionable principles in a tough time, and we are in for a tough time. It is hard in WV to believe a tough time is coming. There are few masks and even fewer gloves in public. There is some social distancing.… Continue reading

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