Cancelled Plans, The Ring & The Tattoo

With a very heavy heart, Chioma called Dushan. He immediately answered. "Hi, Dushan." "Hi, Chioma. I was just about to get dressed." "Dushan, I'm so sorry but I won't be able to see you tonight. Something has come up." "Oh." He was in his bedroom about to put on his shirt. Now, he sank down …

Jabulani Arrives in London

After kissing and saying goodbye to Avianna, Dr. Klein let himself out of the house and went down the short flight of steps to where his car was parked. It was about five minutes after seven in the evening. He was on his way to pick Jabulani up from Heathrow. Excitement filled him. It had …

The Word Gave Life

In Him was life, and the life was the light of mankind - John 1:4, MEV In Jesus is spiritual life and through Him it shines forth as a light in a world full of darkness so that men who are drawn to it (the light), may also part take of it through the Holy …

Father Jörgensen’s Questionings

Yesterday morning, a friend asked me, "Why do Catholics pray to Mary when the Bible clearly teaches that Jesus Christ is the one true mediator between God and humanity?" My quick reply was, "Yes, it's true that we can go directly to Jesus during prayer but intercessory prayer through Mary as well as other saints …

At the Community Center

Hank was sitting on the bench at the community center when Anaïs walked over to him. "Hello, Pastor Hank." "Hello, Anaïs." "I didn't expect to run into you here but I'm glad I did. I'm here to sign up for a Fitness Kickboxing class." "That's great. I'm here because I teach Vegan and Vegetarian cooking …

Hank on the Beach

It was after six in the evening. Hank was relaxing on the beach enjoying the cool sea breeze and the sunshine. He wondered if he would hear from Ede. He hadn't been able to stop thinking about her since they met on Friday. As he walked past the store, he noticed her standing behind the …

Salvation

“Today salvation has come to this house, because he also is a son of Abraham; for the Son of Man has come to seek and to save that which was lost” – Luke 19:9, 10. Salvation is free and it’s for everyone, no matter who you are or what you have done. All you have …

Shaniqua’s Story

I used to be a prostitute.  And then, one night, I met a Catholic priest who changed my life forever. Father Ramirez didn't preach at me like most religious people do.  Instead, he asked me about myself and what got me into prostitution.  He sat and listened as I shared my story and not once …

Bear and Share Burdens

Dear brothers, if a Christian is overcome by some sin, you who are godly should gently and humbly help him back onto the right path, remembering that next time it might be one of you who is in the wrong. – Galatians 6:1, TLB Getty Images If a Christian is overcome by some sin, you should …

The Mysterious Sister

Getty Image. Sister Riegel was making her rounds, checking on the girls in the dorm before retiring for the night. She was heading down the corridor when she noticed someone standing outside of Monifa's room. It was another nun. She called out to her. "Sister." The figure stood still but didn't turn around. "Sister," she …

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