5 results for tag: compassion

Walking the Jericho Road – by Brad Jersak

  Epistle Reading: Ephesians 4  - Walk as Children of Light:   8 For you were once darkness, but now you are light in the Lord. Walk as children of light 9 (for the fruit of the Spirit is in all goodness, righteousness, and truth), 10 finding out what is acceptable to the Lord. 11 And have no fellowship with the unfruitful works of darkness, but rather expose them. 12 For it is shameful even to speak of those things that are done by them in secret. 13 But all things that are exposed are made manifest by the light, for whatever makes manifest is light. 14 Therefore, He says: “Awake, you who sleep, Arise from ...

July 2023

CLICK HERE to read now (PDF Format) Articles: Mental Health Care: A Christian Response – pg. 1 Show Your Cards, Not Your Trophies – pg. 2 Two Ships that Pass in the Night – pg. 5 Elevator Dogmatics – pg. 7 Quotes & Connections – pg. 8

A Renewal of Compassion – by Ed Dunn

The times in which we live have been, in a word, tough. The last two years have seen radical changes in our health, both mentally and physically, our nation, politically, racially and economically, and our world, as we try to move around it. It’s been easy of late to take up a position on any number of topics, to stop listening altogether to different points of view, and to see large groups of people as “other.” I know I’ve felt a strong pull towards this polarization, and the harmful attitudes that come along with it. I take public transportation to every destination I can’t get to on foot. Given my eyesight condition, I gave up my ...

October 2020

CLICK HERE to read now (PDF Format) Brad Jersak: Faith Beyond Factions– pg. 3 Greg Albrecht: Jesus Invites Outsiders– pg. 6 Keith Giles: Attack of the "Love Buts" – pg. 10 Brian Zahnd: War of the Lamb – pg. 12 Greg Albrecht: Loving Sinners, Hating Sins? -pg. 15

A Message of Comfort, Care and Compassion by Greg Albrecht

Better to light a candle than curse the darkness Every day for the past few weeks we have all heard increasingly discouraging news related to the coronavirus pandemic. Each news cycle informs and cautions us about further restrictions. It seems that the “walls are closing in on us” and our world is shrinking. We are also seeing and experiencing what can happen when fear turns into panic and every-person-for-themselves greed. Can we picture Jesus pushing and shoving his way to get a few items left on a grocery store shelf? As Christ-followers, while we should and must take care of our necessities, and be careful not to ...