COVID-19 is spreading fear around the world. Any sort of catastrophe makes people wonder, "Is this the end?" Paul reassures us human history won't end with a virus; it ends with a victory.
Formulating our faith is like playing Jenga. Some beliefs can safely be tapped, poked or removed for inspection; others cannot. Jesus' resurrection is the cornerstone of our faith. If we take it out, the whole tower falls!
Happy St Patrick's Day! Cities across the country canceled large-scale celebrations due to COVID-19. But that in no way diminishes the holiday. We can still enrich our faith by remembering Patrick's life and legacy!
As first-world Christians, it's hard to relate to stories of persecution. But Jesus may someday ask us to lay aside our privileges and suffer for Him. Perpetua shows us how to do so with dignity and perseverance.
Unromantic men rue Valentine's Day. But today is more than a "Hallmark holiday." It's a chance to strengthen our faith and our marriages by remembering the legacy of St Valentine.