What does it mean exactly for me to support the government? Is it about agreeing to everything the authorities do? How does that figure into my duty as a citizen to hold the government accountable? And when I witness oppression and injustice, what does my Christian duty to speak up for the poor and the powerless mean (Proverbs 31:8,9)?
5:30 a.m. I’ve been lying in bed for more than nine hours, but the gears in my brain just won’t stop turning. I tossed and turned as my mind wandered from thinking about people, my work, my own emotions, and about the food that I miss. As I struggled to doze off, the rooster from next door broke the silence of the night as the sky changed its color—another day of defeat in the battle for a good night’s sleep.
Growing up in a religious culture, many of us have a certain level of knowledge about God. However, while most people may have an idea about God, not everyone knows Him in the way that He wants to be known by us. We sometimes think that we already know everything about Him—or at least that we already know Him enough. The truth is, we will never come to a point where we can say we have enough of Him. But here’s the good news: It is possible for us to know Him in a relational way.
It was March 2007. I was fresh out of high school. Medical Technology awaited me at the University of Santo Tomas. I had it all planned out! I would apply for a scholarship (which I was confident I’d get), live with my friends, and have the most fun in college. But it didn’t happen. Imagine […]
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