I don't agree with those who say that busy-ness or the demands of our jobs make it hard for us to live lives of free and gracious giving.
How does your identity shape who you are and how you interact with others?
I've had malaria more times than I care to remember. It's not pleasant. Bone-chilling cold. Sweating, terrible fever. You can understand my hatred for the mosquito!
How should Christians respond when faced with trial and difficulty? The easy answer is that we should call out to the Lord for deliverance, and we often comfort ourselves with pseudo-Biblical assurances about the response: "God won’t give you more than you can handle." But how does the Lord respond to just such an appeal from one of the most prominent prophets of the Old Testament?
A promise to care for the living.
I have the unique privilege of leading a fourth generation family business alongside my brothers and cousin. When people ask me how we make it work, I immediately quip, "a LOT of prayer!"