Every year the marriage conference rolls around and many of us can become contrary and bitter. Maybe it’s just me, but I know that the marriage conference is not everyone’s favorite time of the year, especially considering how close to it is to Valentine’s Day. How many reminders of my singleness can I get in one month? Not only this, but, along with it, all those true but vague reminders to trust the Lord, wait on him, and find your identity in Christ. Yes and amen, but what does that even mean?
“All that could happen to me... I will accept it. I am not special.” This is the heart of Rodrigue Mugaruka, warden for the Rwindi Sector of Virunga National Park. And this same heart beats in the rest of the Congolese rangers selflessly serving beside him in Virunga. They are truly faithful and humble people, courageously facing death that they might preserve life. Read More
Preliminary thought: you could read the best work by the best authors at the best times, be taught the best techniques in the best way with the best supplies, but if the professor doesn’t 1) know how to articulate that what you’re doing is valuable or 2) actually believe that what you’re doing is valuable then you’re probably going to spend a semester just barely stimulated enough to not fall asleep. Read More