I AM WRITING to those who believe in God, especially Christians of all stripes, specifically Evangelicals. I am one of you. The time has come for us to witness to our convictions. What do we believe? The Christian Scriptures reveal that Jesus Christ is the Son of God, born to die for our sake: though He Himself
I DON’T WANT to write about death today, even though it surrounds me…particularly because it surrounds me. I am weary of the relentless reports of bloodshed and conflict and violence, and the despair they engender. Instead, I shall take shelter in the promise of life. In the 10 months of this administration, I have often felt
MARCH DOES NOT come to me as it did in childhood when, at the end of schooldays, it heralded all gaiety. Those lighthearted yearnings no longer play in me like a child cavorting in a summer shower. I lost my father in March. It has been three years and the grief no longer shocks like
Easter marks the Lord Jesus Christ’s triumph over the tomb. Death no longer stings because of resurrection day. There is no longer any need for us to perform ineffectual sacrifices that cannot atone for our sins. The sacrifice has been made; He has conquered sin, He has vanquished death. “It is finished,” said our Lord. He is alive and mighty and will one day return, our victorious King.
… the Philippines’ two treasures are its music and its faith; and though we have a multitude of voices, we harmonize on those. In the mass today, both filled the Manila Cathedral and overflowed to the grounds beyond, binding the clergy within and the laity without in the unifying, healing Spirit of Christ.