Fear(less)

Fear grows like a creeping weed across our landscape. Fear has been sown like seed, fertilized like grass, watered and encouraged in every way possible, 24/7 in our online age. Fear has been sown by government and media, by national and foreign powers, by men and women, doctors and nurses, friends and neighbors. Fear of... Continue Reading →

Social Distancing and Sharing the Gospel

It is a strange new world. For many of us, working from home and fully online education has become the new normal. Routine gatherings have been cancelled, and major events have been postponed until further notice. “Social distancing,” an essentially unused term prior to the outbreak of COVID-19, is now a major topic of discussion.... Continue Reading →

Every Day a Feast Day

Many of us have grown up in a culture where our careers define our lives. Often, men and women wear 70- to 80-hour workweeks as a badge of honor, allowing work to usurp church and family time. In my time working in Christian ministries, I had several bosses and co-workers who believed God had called... Continue Reading →

A Penchant for Panic—The COVID-19 Overreaction

As a family clinic RN, I’m considered a front-line healthcare worker in the COVID-19 pandemic. Some of my responsibilities include triaging phone calls from concerned (read, panicked) patients wondering if they have the virus, monitoring our clinic’s quickly dwindling supply of PPE (personal protective equipment), and taking shifts in our hospital’s COVID-19 testing clinic. Many... Continue Reading →

Cool Heads in Crisis

Tom Clancy imagined history before it happened. This prodigious writer of fiction had a knack for sewing together elements of technology, animus between nation states, and the dark schemes of terrorists into seamless and compelling works of fiction. His 1994 book Debt of Honor laid out a Japanese plot to take revenge on the United... Continue Reading →

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