Clowns

We All Have Fears

Several years ago, I discovered that one of my friends (and former His Way graduate) was deathly afraid of clowns. We were going to the grand opening of one of our thrift stores. Unbeknownst to us, The Saving Way management arranged for someone to be there dressed as a clown handing out balloons and adding…

Fear

The Belief of Courage

As David headed to the frontlines of Israel’s military conflict with the Philistines to bring supplies to his brothers, he found an astonishing situation.  The army of the God of Israel was cowering in their tents paralyzed by their common fear of the Philistine warrior champion, Goliath.  All the soldiers had personally sheltered themselves in…

Covid Masks

Overcome…or Overcomer?

Six weeks ago, when we were first feeling the impact of this pandemic, I never imagined where it would take us.  So many in our world seem absolutely paralyzed by fear. I had a friend share with me some ancient definitions of addiction.  And one was simply bondage.  Being in bondage to fear and doubt…

A Virus Antidote

What a strange week it has been.  As major sporting leagues and events cancel seasons and championships, as our stores are raided for toilet paper and cleaning supplies, as families hunker down in place for long spring breaks or the end of the school year classroom instruction, it seems there is an eerie doomsday sense…