Posts from October 2021

Posts from October 2021


Faith Over Fear

  In October 1957, the Soviet Union launched a spacecraft called Sputnik 1, which became the first artificial satellite to orbit the Earth. Sputnik 1 was a small satellite by modern standards. It was approximately the size of a beach ball but weighed 183.9 pounds. Additionally, Sputnik 1 was a simple satellite. Its only function was to transmit radio signals. And Sputnik 1’s mission was short. It transmitted radio signals for only 21 days until its batteries ran out. It orbited the Earth for only three months…

Are You Serious?

  When something is going on in our lives, we tend to lose the intensity we had at the beginning. Sometimes we are satisfied with the fact that we had intensity in the past even if we don’t have enough of it now. We may regret, however, when we do not get the result that we think we will because of the insufficiency of the intensity. A loss of intensity can lead to an erroneous attitude that Jesus termed “lukewarmness.”…


  Whenever we see something truly remarkable, how many times do we stop to think about all that had to be done to make it happen? We get so used to things going smoothly that we are completely blindsided when they do not go as planned. I am so guilty of this. When I order packages to my home, they are usually delivered exactly by the agreed-upon date. However, it becomes all I can think about when there is some…