Category: Current Events

A Mid-Year Assessment

03, July, 2024Posted by :Benjamin Halliburton

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It’s hard to believe, but we are now closer to Christmas 2024 than we are to Christmas 2023. We’ve reached the halfway point of the year, which seems like a natural tim [...]

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Boring, But Beneficial

04, June, 2024Posted by :Benjamin Halliburton

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We all do things that aren’t exactly “exciting”, but are still important. I doubt you get a thrill every time you brush your teeth, pay your bills, replace your f [...]

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The Sun Stands Still

02, April, 2024Posted by :Benjamin Halliburton

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As we prepare for the Monday, April 8 apocalypse (I mean, the apoceclipse; no, sorry, the eclipse), I can’t help but find myself thinking of Joshua 10. It’s one of the [...]

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WANTED: Pray(ers)

06, February, 2024Posted by :Benjamin Halliburton

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In last month’s blog post, I suggested that a more consistent prayer life could be a noble New Year’s resolution, and pointed our church to a few potential prayer resou [...]

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A (New) New Year’s Resolution

02, January, 2024Posted by :Benjamin Halliburton

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Around this time of year, Christians like us see countless suggestions (or more cynically, sales pitches) for Bible reading plans. Reading God’s Word from cover to cover is a [...]

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“For the Peace of Jerusalem”

07, November, 2023Posted by :Benjamin Halliburton

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Jerusalem’s importance in the the Old Testament simply cannot be overstated. It’s the “City of David”, conquered by the man himself (2 Samuel 5). It’s [...]

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Back in the Saddle

04, August, 2023Posted by :Benjamin Halliburton

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In my June blog post, I shared some of our plans for our sabbatical during the month of July. It’s now August, and I’m happy to report that we greatly enjoyed our time [...]

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Gone Fishin’

30, May, 2023Posted by :Benjamin Halliburton

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This will be my final blog post/devotion for quite some time; if you haven’t yet heard, the Elders have generously given me a sabbatical for the entire month of July in honor [...]

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All You Need is Love

31, January, 2023Posted by :Benjamin Halliburton

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It’s February – which means that countless young, starstruck lovers will soon be frantically searching for the most original way possible to express their love for thei [...]

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Death of a Pope

03, January, 2023Posted by :Benjamin Halliburton

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By now you’ve likely heard that Pope Benedict XVI – AKA, Joseph Ratzinger – died over the weekend. Pope Benedict was unique for a number of reasons: he was the fi [...]

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