How to be a good neighbor, locally and globally – Current Events November 2021, Part 5

So, who is your neighbor?  In this Current Events week on the blog, we’ve been talking about neighbors and how we are called to love them. When Faith Church rented space in our building to Burmese Christians, we made new neighbors. This week we’ve been learning about the very difficult situation our Burmese neighbors haveContinue reading “How to be a good neighbor, locally and globally – Current Events November 2021, Part 5”

How Christians are being persecuted in Myanmar – Current Events November 2021, Part 4

This week is Current Events week on the blog, and we learning about the awful civil war in Myanmar. While the war has dragged on for a seemingly endless seven decades, it has erupted violently in 2021 after a military coup in February. (If you haven’t read the previous posts in this week’s series onContinue reading “How Christians are being persecuted in Myanmar – Current Events November 2021, Part 4”

The world’s longest civil war – Current Events November 2021, Part 3

Can you imagine living in a country that has been enduring a civil war? Most people in the world cannot understand what that must be like. In my own country, the American Civil War in the 1860s was horrific. Reading the history and visiting places like the battlefields of Gettysburg, PA, I am astounded andContinue reading “The world’s longest civil war – Current Events November 2021, Part 3”

What happened when we decided to rent out our church – Current Events Week November 2021, Part 2

Earlier this year, Faith Church made some new neighbors. Just before the Covid pandemic began in March 2020, I received a phone call from a pastoral colleague at one of Faith Church’s sister churches. He was reaching out because another pastor (not from a sister church) had been visiting his church, looking to rent space.Continue reading “What happened when we decided to rent out our church – Current Events Week November 2021, Part 2”