It happens to the worst of us

The Editor’s Desk by Shawn McMullen Manasseh was perhaps the worst king Judah had ever known. From the time he took the throne at the age of 12, “He did evil in the eyes of the Lord, following the detestable practices of the nations the Lord had driven out before the Israelites” (2 Chronicles 33:2). […]

Release Your Burden

Release Your Burden

by Peggy Park Anthony rode on a long train trip through Eastern Europe. He clutched a heavy bag on his lap throughout the journey. Upon disembarking the conductor inquired, “Why didn’t you put that bag down?” “I didn’t know there was a place to put it,” Anthony replied. Sometimes even Christians forget to put down […]

Who Will Hear My Cofession

Who Will Hear My Confession?

by Steven Clark Goad The Catholic Church encourages its members to confess their sins to a priest. Though many churches have not formalized confession to that degree, they nonetheless encourage confession among their members. In many congregations an invitation is offered for those who need to come to Christ, or confess sins, or be restored. […]