The Voyage of Life: Setting Our Hope on Eternity

The Voyage of Life: Setting Our Hope on Eternity

God has ordained the world and our lives in such a way that we observe the cycle of birth, growth, decay, death, and new life on a regular basis. Through this ordering of creation and of human life, God intends to raise fundamental questions in us.  We ask: “Why...
The Voyage of Life: Perspective on Death

The Voyage of Life: Perspective on Death

Each one of us has a telos, a goal. We carry dreams with us throughout life’s journey, and those dreams reveal our ultimate end. When we listen to the wooing of the world, our dreams focus on earthly gain. These dreams will ultimately perish. After all, there...
The Voyage of Life: A Movement toward Eternity

The Voyage of Life: A Movement toward Eternity

What if we saw our lives as a movement toward eternal life? Many of us get bogged down in the details of each day. We hardly remember what day of the week it is, let alone our purpose in life. We forget how quickly time passes in the stream of life, holding on to...
Identity Affirmations 4

Identity Affirmations 4

In times of cultural chaos, it is essential to live by faith instead of fear. Yes, it is important to walk in wisdom and prudence as well, but fear seeks to define us. We combat this anxious identity by reminding ourselves and others of the biblical narrative. Part of...
The Voyage of Life: Our Eternal Home

The Voyage of Life: Our Eternal Home

Our time on this earth is short. That makes it all the more important that we spend time reflecting on our life journey. We often avoid doing so, fearing what that reflection might bring. After all, many of our memories are filled with grief and pain and sorrow that...