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Wasting Life

There was something different about Morris Siegel! On the surface he seemed like your average Los Angeles street person – roaming about in dark alleys, sleeping outdoors, carrying everything he owned in an old shopping cart.  And he died the way one expects a street person to die – found in an alley, dead of […]

Tsunamis, God and the Cross

The events which took place in 2004 on the Asian coastline were beyond comprehension. 150,000 lives lost is staggering! Many ask, “Where did God figure into all this?” Here are a few thoughts to consider: Before sin entered into the world there were no hurricanes, floods, tsunamis, etc. Genesis 1 shows that everything God created […]

Famine

The Israelites heard some discouraging words from God through the prophet Amos. Some of the saddest were, “Behold, days are coming, declares the Lord God, when I will send a famine on the land, not a famine for bread or thirst for water, but rather for hearing the words of the Lord.” (Amos 8:11). Not […]