If we don’t have to be perfect, then what should we strive for? – Ecclesiastes 7:15-8:8, Part 5

What is the right way to live? It’s a big question with many possible answers. We have arrived at the final proverb in Ecclesiastes 7:15-8:8, proverbs in which the Teacher has been helping us make sense of our perplexing world. I said in the previous post that the Teacher would answer the question, “If weContinue reading “If we don’t have to be perfect, then what should we strive for? – Ecclesiastes 7:15-8:8, Part 5”

What satisfies you? (…a message from Japan!)

This Sunday we welcome Yoriyoshi and Emiko Abe from Japan! I first met Yoriyoshi about ten years ago when he visited Lancaster, considering studying at the Bible College.  That ultimately didn’t happen, but in recent years the Lord brought him to Myerstown to study at our seminary. Yoriyoshi’s family has a long-time history with theContinue reading “What satisfies you? (…a message from Japan!)”