Through a reading of Psalm 25, I was deeply reminded that only our trust in a merciful, loving God can move us beyond panic to wise action in such distressing times.
By Jim Brenneman, president Our hearts broke when we saw the little child, face-down in the sand, washed ashore, as part of the tragic flight of some four million Syrian refugees from their war-torn homeland. Even as I write this devotional, we still behold hundreds of thousands of refugees fleeing economic impoverishment and political oppression … Keep reading »
Welcome to Goshen College’s online devotions for the 2015 Advent season! Our theme this year is “Freedom Bound.”
As churches prepare for the celebration of Christ’s birth, Goshen College offers an online spiritual resource to help believers make time and space in their hearts and minds to welcome Advent, even in the midst of busy schedules and hectic lives.
As Christians, we don’t always know how and when to respond to circumstances that test our faith – whether to forge ahead or weigh the evidence and act only when we feel ready.
Like with Mary, God not only whispers the spirit into our lives, but when our ears have become so deeply clogged God passionately shouts out our names.
Today the Christian church remembers the agony of Christ’s death on a cross.
As we prepare for our celebration of Easter in a few short days, let us all dwell in the invitation to participate, witness and proclaim Jesus’ resurrection and the power this has in each of our lives.
As we arrive at Easter this coming week, we anticipate the resurrection of Jesus Christ.
When we are facing anguish and affliction, God has promised to wipe away our tears from our faces, remove our disgrace and provide a refuge and salvation. So stand up, hope and believe that God is near.