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.
Ignatius (A.D. 30-107) was executed in the Coliseum. He wrote, "I hope indeed to have the good fortune to fight with wild beasts in Rome." He reminds us that hardship and even death are opportunities to glorify Jesus.
Psalm 20:7 says, "Some trust in chariots and horses, but we trust in the name of the LORD." We look down on Israel and Judah for trusting in idols. But when we rely on marketing and remodeling our facilities to grow our churches, are we any better?