From more than 200 Coronavirus types discovered, one strain has triggered the Coronavirus Disease 2019 or COVID-19 pandemic, affecting almost all continents in the world.Until now, authorities and scientists are tracing the primary source of the virus and the type of hosts to which it can be potentially transmitted.
The current situation provides us with a glimpse of what happened when other plagues and pandemics struck the world many years ago: death toll soared; health care… continue reading..
James 1:2 – Count it all joy, my brothers, when you meet trials of various kinds.
According to James, sufferings for Christians are inevitable. It seems ironic that our supposed response to trials is to face it with joy yet the verse is written as an imperative! I agree with John Piper that, “God is most glorified in us when we are most satisfied in Him.” The glory of God is the joy of true believers. This is Christian joy in a nutshell…. continue reading..
It was a peaceful night for us when we celebrated the New Year 2020 outside our home. We kept our gaze up as we waited for some fireworks display at our neighbors’. I remember the vividly colored flames painting the sky as my heart leapt for joy knowing the fact that it is another year – a time for renewed hope in and chances at life.
January seemed to be a new beginning where many tend to have a positive outlook. However, events took a turn when the Taal Volcano, formerly thought of as… continue reading..