Comfort? Or Love?

Comfort? Or Love?

Peace Boisen When I came back from two years in Africa, I sat down with an older, much wiser man for some advice. One of the things he told me right away was; “I think it’s right for a young man to lay up something for himself.” The direct contradiction to Jesus’...
Are You Fishing or Hunting?

Are You Fishing or Hunting?

Emanuel Esh Jesus said in Matthew 4:19, “Follow me, and I will make you fishers of men.” But sometimes we hunt instead of fish. What is the difference? A hunter corners his quarry, flushes it out, and pounces on it. Sometimes we hunt when we go street witnessing. We...
When Relevance and Truth Perfectly Met

When Relevance and Truth Perfectly Met

Elijah Lloyd “We Christians need to be open to others’ opinions,” the lady at Franklin & Marshall college park told me as I talked to her and some others about Jesus. “We shouldn’t judge people or be bigoted or proud in thinking that we have the only truth.” ...
Living Water

Living Water

What do you think of when you think of living water? Maybe you think of a cool mountain stream rushing its way through mossy rocks. Maybe a majestic waterfall with white sheets of water cascading from high above. Or possibly the ocean, with waves that steadily rise...
The World Knows God through Us?

The World Knows God through Us?

Aaron Ulrich I am surprised at how many people, even total strangers from miles away, know me – or rather my son. It is not uncommon for me to hear “Borenyi mo tuto!” or “Noah’s dad! (Borenyi is Noah’s Gonja name), as I walk around the market, stroll through the...