Posts from 2020

Posts from 2020

Covid Christmas Cross

Covid-19, Christmas, and the Cross

This year has been an “interesting” one to say the least. Life has been difficult for many of us in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic and as the hours are turning into days, which are turning into weeks, which are turning into months, it may seem like a long, dark, and dreary season of life; I want to encourage you today. As the year winds down and Christmas season is upon us, I think it is important to reflect about this last year, its implications,…

Coping with the COVID-19 Pandemic with Hope

How are you coping during the COVID-19 pandemic? Our generation has not seen a time such as this. Some would argue the last time we faced such a tumultuous time was during World War II. In the West we take pride in our comforts and do not appreciate anyone infringing upon our autonomy. Our culture promotes the “it’s all about me” mindset and my sinful nature does not help. Throw in an attitude of ingratitude and now we’re really talking!…
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South Asian and Christian, Really?

South Asian and Christian? Really? Isn’t Christianity the “white man’s religion though?” As our society becomes increasingly secular it may not be heard as much since fewer individuals identify themselves as Christians, but the sentiment is still out there. What does it mean to be a Christian? In order to honestly address this issue, I think first of all it would be appropriate to agree on our terminology. What does it mean to be a Christian? Am I talking about…
A Small Beginning Can Lead to a Big Impact

Small Beginnings

A small beginning can lead to a big impact! God’s Word to Zerubbabel through Zechariah went like this, “Do not despise these small beginnings” (Zech. 4:10). This message was delivered to discouraged leader and a demoralized people who were trying to get back on their feet after a difficult transition. In his doubt, Zerubbabel needed this message from the Lord… Start small and see what a difference you can make when I’m in it with you! Small beginnings in our…