Faith Under Fire

“Fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God; I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.” – Isaiah 41:10 Some 33.9 million miles from earth, Mark Watney, a NASA botanist left for dead, has to figure a way to survive…

All In The Family

“ and if children, then heirs—heirs of God and fellow heirs with Christ, provided we suffer with him in order that we may also be glorified with him.” –  Romans 8:17. In the movie, The Martian, Mark Watney is stranded on Mars and is determined to not die. NASA finds out Mark is alive and has to make the…

The Circumstances of Life

“casting all your cares [all your anxieties, all your worries, and all your concerns, once and for all] on Him, for He cares about you [with deepest affection, and watches over you very carefully].” – 1 Peter 5:7 (AMP) The movie The Martian involves a mission to Mars that goes wrong: the half-dozen American astronauts…

Friends In High Places

“Friends come and friends go, but a true friend sticks by you like family. – Proverbs 18:24 (MSG). It is sometimes easy to think that God is concerned with doctrinal manners and thus is not all that interested in our friends or what type of friend we are. But nothing could be further from the…