A Foretaste of Heaven

Not Doing Fine During COVID-19  About a month into COVID, I wrote “Reflections on ‘Doing Fine’ During COVID-19” for this blog series. After all, for me, the first weeks of quarantine were full—even fun. Life in the Lee Commune was good. I started 3D printing face shields for the medical community and editing videos for Sunday service. I was reading nonfiction again and enjoying talking with old friends on Zoom. My schedule was busy with Christianity Explored and the Praxis Bible reading plan. I even learned to make sourdough from Pastor/Bread Master/DnD Dungeon......

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Episode 67: Heaven, Our Home

“In Heaven, God will surely and finally overwhelm our heartbreaks. God will knit closed the wounds of war, schism, disease, and brokenness. God will erase the scars of sin; sorrow will reign no more.” Family Worship Family Worship Devotional Download Worship – I Will Glory In My Redeemer by Sovereign Grace – Arrived by Enfield Icebreaker Question: When you think of heaven, what comes to mind? Key Idea: – Heaven is our home. Lesson: – The Heaven of Scripture exceeds anything that we could ever conceive. – In light of so glorious a......

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Reflections on "Doing Fine" During COVID-19

Lighthouse’s last normal youth group was just over a month ago. By that time, COVID-19 had been in the headlines for a couple months, but increasingly so as the number of U.S. cases rose. There were slight concerns of things getting worse, but a global pandemic seemed more like a distant dystopia than a pending reality. I asked the junior highers, “How afraid are you of the virus? Thumbs up for, ‘Yes, I’m afraid.’ Thumbs down for, ‘I’m not afraid at all,’ Thumbs sideways for, ‘Somewhere in the middle.’” More than 80% of......

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