The songs at church this Sunday were alright. Only one minor theological blunder that I counted. The person on stage who read today’s passage managed to pronounce all the words correctly.
A couple years ago, a colleague of mine invited my friend and I to visit an African church. l settled in my seat at the beginning of the service, expecting a heartfelt but rather demure time of praise and worship, just like the kind of church services I grew up with in Australia.
“This might reflect my bias, but why should we care about people with disabilities?”
I was leading a Bible study on disability when someone unexpectedly asked me this. My heart sank.
I was devastated when you told me that you’ve decided to “give up” on God.
But in some ways, your decision didn’t come as a complete surprise to me.
It’s that time of the year again when we have to think of the perfect Christmas gift for our friends! If you’re thinking of giving your friends and loved ones more meaningful Christmas presents than those $1 notebooks that they might never use, look no further.