Heaven’s Word to You: “Come!” (C. S. Lewis’ Story)

“Be hospitable” the Bible teaches. You and the people around you need it — desperately (Romans 12:13, 1 Peter 4:9). Recently, Kristi and I were blessed to appreciate the hospitality of C. S. Lewis. You might not expect such a brilliant scholar to be warm-hearted. It started when we visited his home “The Kilns” in…

Feeling Left Out of the Holidays

During the holiday season you may feel like the apple in a bowl of oranges. Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years are special occasions for families to gather and it seems that everyone else is with loved ones enjoying being together. If you are feeling left out or lonely you are not the only one around you…

The Lonely Leader

It can be lonely to be a leader for Jesus. Most Pastors Do Not have a Close Friend A survey found that 70% of pastors do not have a close friend. It’s about the same for pastor’s wives and other ministry leaders. Many leaders are lonely because they overwork. Some have relational brokenness that needs…

Comfort for Loneliness

Many Christians feel lonely. Yet in reality they are never alone, never without the companionship and love that they need. The Bible offers special comfort for loneliness. The Word of God ministers God’s grace and guidance for those who feel left out. As you see in the Bible teachings below, God’s care comes in many different…