Author: Timothy Breen

   So God created mankind in his own image, in the image of God he created them; male and female he created them.  Genesis 1:27   A few days ago, Apple introduced the iPhone X, the newest and most…

“Can you raise your voice to the clouds and cover yourself with a flood of water? Do you send the lightning bolts on their way? Do they report to you, ‘Here we are’?… Who has…

“This is what the Lord says: ‘Your wound is incurable, your injury beyond healing. There is no one to plead your cause, No remedy for your sore, no healing for you… But I will restore you to health and heal your wounds,’ declares…

The midwives feared God and did not do what the king of Egypt had told them to do; they let the boys live. Exodus 1:17 Labor Day. Among American holidays, it often feels like the short straw…

Shall I come to you with a rod of discipline, or shall I come in love and with a gentle spirit? 1 Corinthians 4:21 Whenever I’ve been able to explore ancient sites, I’ve always been fascinated…

Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! In his great mercy he has given us new birth into a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, and into an inheritance that can…

Whoever claims to love God yet hates a brother or sister is a liar. For whoever does not love their brother and sister, whom they have seen, cannot love God, whom they have not seen.  And he has given…

 After that whole generation had been gathered to their ancestors, another generation grew up who knew neither the Lord nor what he had done for Israel…  They forsook the Lord, the God of their ancestors…and they were in…

So Paul and Barnabas were appointed, along with some other believers, to go up to Jerusalem to see the apostles and elders about the question. Acts 15:2 That “question” was the first major point of division in…

Mortals are like a breath; their days are like a fleeting shadow. Psalm 144:4 On a recent professional development tour of California churches, Tamara and I took a morning off to visit Big Basin Redwoods State…