Christianity in Eastern Africa – New Findings

Here is a link to a fascinating article in Smithsonian Magazine about a church in Ethiopia that has been located by archaeologists. This discovery confirms what Ethiopian tradition has always maintained, that Christianity was in Eastern Africa very early in its history. https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/church-unearthed-ethiopia-rewrites-history-christianity-africa-180973740/?fbclid=IwAR1qZIukOyUgC69XZWM1WVw2V9dqDQ8-JcGD6TcZ-RxZcKJna0oPIM5m4mo The church is located in the town of Beta Samati, which was…

At Home in the House of the Lord

Once there was a boy who got separated from his mother in a busy shopping mall. He was found by a security guard who took him back to the mall security office and gave him candy and let him watch a movie. When the security guard found the boy’s mother his comment to him was,…

Christmas, 2020

Ephesians 2:19,  “So then you are no longer strangers and aliens, but you are fellow citizens with the saints and members of the household of God.” One of the many new realities this year has been social distancing. It has affected everything from schools to businesses to churches to stores. What is called social distancing…

Relating to the Virgin Mary

Luke 1:30–33: “And the angel said to her, ‘Do not be afraid, Mary, for you have found favor with God. [31] And behold, you will conceive in your womb and bear a son, and you shall call his name Jesus. [32] He will be great and will be called the Son of the Most High.…