Christianity in Times of Calamity: Lessons from Habakkuk

“Calamity” (from the Latin calamitate) or the word “catastrophe” mean public disgrace, or even scourge. Public calamity refers to an abnormal situation provoked by disasters that cause damage and loss on a large scale.  Such tragedies involve a substantial commitment from governments and the society at large to respond quickly in midst of panic and [...]

2020-04-01T17:20:19-06:00April 1st, 2020|Articles, COVID-19|

4 tips to help us come out of the crisis victoriously

2 Kings 6:17 "And Elisha prayed, “Open his eyes, Lord, so that he may see.” Then the Lord opened the servant’s eyes, and he looked and saw the hills full of horses and chariots of fire all around Elisha." In order to survive a crisis and come out victoriously from it, making adjustments to our way of thinking is [...]

2020-04-01T14:54:01-06:00April 1st, 2020|Articles, COVID-19|

Protestant Reformation

Today we celebrate a transcendental date in the history of humanity: the Day of the Protestant Reformation. On the afternoon of October 31, 1517, an Augustine monk named Martin Luther nailed his 95 Theses (or affirmations) to the door of the Wittenberg Cathedral. The document called for debate over the practices of the church that [...]

2019-10-21T11:52:29-06:00October 21st, 2019|Articles|

Builders of Peace

By Pastor Juan Carlos Sánchez Saborío It is clear that “various historical and cultural factors . . . have contributed to create an ethos in which peace occupies a decisive place.”[1]  This was evidenced by the commemoration enacted by the Union Nations General Assembly that marked September 21 as the day celebrated globally as the [...]

2019-09-09T14:19:06-06:00September 9th, 2019|Articles|

Obstacles and Challenges of Youth Ministry in the 21st Century

Our food will always be the same, but the way we present it has to change with the culture if we want this generation to try it.”[1]  McDonalds Many of the things that were important to us in our teen years are no longer important for many of our youth.  The games, conferences, films and [...]

2019-08-09T14:55:38-06:00August 9th, 2019|Articles|