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A Lesson from the Early Church (Part 2)
by Ryan Joki on April 11th, 2020
Most of our brother Christians showed unbounded love and loyalty, never sparing themselves and thinking only of one another. Heedless of danger, they took charge of the sick, attending to their every need and ministering to them in Christ, and with them departed this life serenely happy; for they were infected by others with the disease, drawing on themselves the sickness of their neighbors and c...
A Lesson From the Early Church (Part 1)
by Ryan Joki on March 27th, 2020
42 And they devoted themselves to the apostles' teaching and the fellowship, to the breaking of bread and the prayers. 43 And awe came upon every soul, and many wonders and signs were being done through the apostles. 44 And all who believed were together and had all things in common. 45 And they were selling their possessions and belongings and distributing the proceeds to all, as any had need....
A Reminder from King Solomon
by Ryan Joki on March 17th, 2020
In the midst of the turmoil that is currently taking place in our society, I thought I would take a moment to share a reminder with you from the book of Ecclesiastes. As the wise King Solomon ponders the meaning of all his effort and striving, he remarks:"2 Vanity of vanities, says the Preacher, vanity of vanities! All is vanity. 3 What does man gain by all the toil at which he toils under the su...