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Perfect Peace

Editor’s Introduction

At an art contest on the theme of peace, most of the competitors contributed tranquil scenes of lazy days in the countryside, wher... »

The full life

Editor’s Introduction

One day, somebody asked Jesus to arbitrate in a legal dispute between him and his brother. Jesus wasn’t interested in getting invo... »

Of storms and hope

Editor’s Introduction

There’s a common misconception that the Cape of Good Hope lies at the southern tip of the African continent. In reality, the point... »

Being the difference

Editor’s Introduction

“A certain man went down from Jerusalem to Jericho, and fell among thieves, who stripped him of his clothing, wounded him, and dep... »

Lessons from wizards

Editor’s Introduction

When I was much younger, some friends and I organized a party with a twist. We were a rather geeky bunch of sci-fi and fantasy fan... »

From Jesus with Love

Pacing yourself

From Jesus with Love

The pilgrimage of the Christian life is a continual climb upward. There are small plateaus where you are able... »

Simply be faithful

From Jesus with Love

Remember what was said about the woman in the Bible, “She did what she could.”[[Mark 14:8 NIV]] Likewise, just... »

Always and forever

From Jesus with Love

I pour forth My love constantly, without end, but how much you see and feel My love depends on your faith—how... »

Giving to others

From Jesus with Love

Embrace new opportunities to give. Your giving muscle easily grows flabby through lack of use. Try to find som... »

Personal Accounts

Why we matter

Personal Accounts

When I see a sunrise, feel the sun on my face, revel in the ocean’s spray, or behold the splendor of nature’s... »

Rest assured

Personal Accounts

Stress is no fun. Whether as a student cramming before an important exam, a parent juggling the demands of wor... »

My flight foible

Personal Accounts

When I was in the darkness of my struggle, I didn’t want to talk about it, but now that the light is on, I can... »

Peace plan

Personal Accounts

Peace is a “fruit of the Spirit,”[[See Galatians 5:22–23.]] one of the special blessings the Bible promises to... »

When rains are refreshing

Personal Accounts

After seven years of drought where I live, we had a very rainy spring. It’s made me think a lot about rain. Fo... »

Why I don’t fear the future

Personal Accounts

I’ve talked with lots of people who are afraid of the future. Even though the Bible teaches us from beginning... »