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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…
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By Jim Firnstahl
Pestilence Confronted: "Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be called the sons of God." Matthew 5:9 Tensions rise as anxious moments increase,…
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By Jim Firnstahl
...my Kingdom is not of this world."  John 18:36 The “virus” has become the dominant concern and source of anxiety among people everywhere. I…
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By Jim Firnstahl
“Give thanks to the Lord, for his steadfast love endures forever.”   2 Chronicles 20:21 For most of us, the Covid 19 virus has in some way altered…
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By Jim Firnstahl
"...but lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven.” (Matthew 6:20) There are always people in need near us if we are willing to look carefully. But…
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By Jim Firnstahl
“Blessed are the merciful, for they shall receive mercy” (Matthew 5:7) The “virus” has been with us long enough so that most of us are acquainted…
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By Jim Firnstahl
“Finally, be strong in the Lord and in the strength of His might.” This is going to take some effort. All around me the world is  changing in response…
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By CBMC International
“Come to me, all who are weary and burdened and I will give you rest...” In this time of the “Virus,” many of us are being asked to do more…
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By CBMC International
I know Jesus’ said this is his great sermon on the mount (Matt 6:25), but it brings to mind an old saying “easier said than done.”  Are you getting…
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By CBMC International
The Covid 19 pestilence will have long-lasting impact even beyond the suffering it brings now. Our lives are being turned upside down by sickness, death,…
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By Shanda Peterson
Dear Beloved CBMC Colleagues: These are truly unusual times! The Coronavirus has altered many aspects of our daily life and this fact alone causes…