A Different Pandemic

A virus can kill, and obviously, it is a serious problem, but this is not about that. This post is about another sobering issue that is harming the souls of many.   Over the past few years, I’ve noticed a dramatic increase in suspicious, skeptical scorn among many. The rise of cynicism…

When You Want to Give Up

Zoom or phone conversations with people who are worried, afraid, and confined are common to me now.   However, one chat with a young woman was heartbreaking. She said, “I’m just so tired of holding on to elusive dreams, and now I’m wondering if my life will ever be what…

4 Ways to Handle the Great Depression

I’m not an economist. I’m a pastor. And I’m not making any doom and gloom apocalyptic predictions. However, like you, I’ve read the articles that talk about record-high unemployment and the probability of a severe recession or worse. I know firsthand that my retirement account is bleeding out. And yes, our giving…