Monthly Archives: October 2014

Sharing Our Souls

In Paul’s first letter to the Thessalonians, he expresses his care and concern for his readers by comparing himself to a nurse caring for her own children. He also states his willingness to share himself with them. He has shared his knowledge of Jesus Christ. He has shared his time as he taught them the… Read more

Blessing the Children

In our celebration of Children’s Sabbath on Sunday, I highlighted the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize Winners, Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi. The Chairman of the Norwegian Nobel Committee said the winners were selected because of their “struggle against the suppression of children and young people and for the right of all children to education.”1 He… Read more

These things were my assets

In Philippians, Paul talks about how his life in Christ has changed him. To make his point, he lists seven personal characteristics that brought him status and prestige in the Jewish community (Philippians 3:4b-6). He includes qualities that he received from his family, such as being from the tribe of Benjamin and having no Gentiles… Read more