Οὕτως γὰρ ἠγάπησεν ὁ θεὸς τὸν κόσμον… meditation

Οὕτως γὰρ ἠγάπησεν ὁ θεὸς τὸν κόσμον, ὥστε τὸν υἱὸν τὸν μονογενῆ ἔδωκεν, ἵνα πᾶς ὁ πιστεύων εἰς αὐτὸν μὴ ἀπόληται ἀλλ’ ἔχῃζωὴν αἰώνιον.  John 3:16 in Koine Greek. What if there was someone you have grown to love that spoke in a language foreign to your own, what would you do? Language is one of those most fundamental communication symbols. We take it for granted but it is an amazing thing that we can take sounds like…

At the bedside…

I’m writing to you today from my grandmother’s bedside at the hospital. It’s a place I find myself often, not with grandma always but as a part of my Christian walk. I am privileged to be with families during some of their most difficult times to the lighter moments, from major surgery to a quick…