By Jim Firnstahl
One of my favorite activities during this Covid pestilence has been playing a game of golf with friends. Somehow golf has been allowed, perhaps because…
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By Jim Firnstahl
This week I am traveling in Chattanooga, Tennessee visiting the CBMC USA headquarters for prayer, fellowship, discussions and collaboration planning. The…
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By Jim Firnstahl
The Covid virus has separated families and friends and many church families have also had to stop meeting in person. I personally have two men (good friends…
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By Jim Firnstahl
This week we are learning that our dear brothers and sisters in Europe are experiencing new and large outbreaks of Covid. My country, the USA, is also…
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By Jim Firnstahl
Pestilence Confronted: No Fear of Covid Everyday we hear numerous reports in newspapers and on television news programs that Covid cases are rising…
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By Jim Firnstahl
Pestilence Confronted: Getting Ready! In the early days of the Covid virus, many governments completely locked down their economies in an effort to…
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By Jim Firnstahl
Pestilence Confronted: Get Ready! “Therefore you also must be ready, for the Son of Man is coming at an hour you do not expect.”  (Matthew 24:44) How…
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By Jim Firnstahl
In this devotional we have been discussing the uncertainties of the Covid situation which has impacted many of us with anxiety, loss of livelihood (work…
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By Jim Firnstahl
Pestilence Confronted: “That in me you may have peace….” The Covid 19 virus has been going on for almost 9 months. This is a long enough timeframe…
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By Jim Firnstahl
Pestilence Confronted: "Bring them here to me..."   Matthew 14:13-21 Recently my wife Emily and I took a vacation road trip of over 2,000 miles driving…
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By Jim Firnstahl
Pestilence Confronted: “A sower went out to sow his seed….” In CBMC, we prepare ourselves to be able to “sow the seed” in the marketplace,…
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By Jim Firnstahl
Pestilence Confronted: “Behold, I am sending you out as sheep in the midst of wolves, so be wise as serpents and innocent as doves.”  Matthew 10:16 We…
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By Jim Firnstahl
Pestilence Confronted: “…I will boast all the more gladly of my weaknesses…”  The Covid virus is one of those things in life that makes us…
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By Jim Firnstahl
Pestilence Confronted: “Jars of Clay…” This week at our CBMC team meeting one of our members shared how he was experiencing some “anxious times”…
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By Jim Firnstahl
Pestilence Confronted: “He (God) gives power to the faint...”  (Isaiah 40:29) There seems to be no end to this virus. It came upon us without…
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By Jim Firnstahl
Pestilence Confronted: “Jesus told his disciples a parable to show that they should always pray and not give up.”   Luke 18:1 Recently I heard a…
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By Jim Firnstahl
Pestilence Confronted: Seeking Peace in the Midst of Turmoil The world has much to offer by way of sensual pleasures and rich opportunities.  This…
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By Jim Firnstahl
Pestilence Confronted: Paul the Apostle "welcomed all who came to him, proclaiming the kingdom of God.." Acts 28:30-31 Last week Emily and I traveled…