Entries by Ruth Graham

Violence

It is hard to imagine the sadness that has engulfed Las Vegas.  The recordings which have been played far too often, are horrifying. Why do broadcasters feel the need to play that stuff over and over? And I know some are already calling for gun restrictions…I’m not convinced that’s the problem. I could agree with […]

Finding peace in a chaotic world

I am borrowing this from my friends at Mission India who sent this to me in a letter: God’s Word tells us how to find rest in an increasingly chaotic word where wrong is right and right is wrong. Everything is upside down and inside out. Evil is applauded. So how do we find the […]

Is this the end?

I have a news service on my computer  where I read the news. You may remember I turned my television off. Good decision. It just spewed negative information all the time. Now I can pick and choose what I want to see and view in a more deliberate way. Anyway, this news service gives me […]

How should we pray in the midst of devastation?

As a nation we have watched two major, devastating storms hit our land causing destruction, fear, anxiety, death and loss beyond comprehension. How are we to pray? I think Job gives us a clue when he said, “Though He slay me, yet will I trust Him.” Brennan Manning once wrote that God would rather hear […]

Racism

This was written by a dear friend, Victor Morris, from a ministry I am involved in: Advancing Native Missions. It is worth sharing with a wider audience. Like Victor, I live close to Charlottesville. We have been deeply affected by the events in Charlottesville. One of the members of my church was on the mall […]

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What can we know for sure?

The massive flooding in Houston is on everyone’s mind and heart. The threats of North Korea are concerning everyone. The unprecedented divisiveness in our country is affecting everyone. There was the total eclipse of the sun for the United States. Blood moons last year. Stars aligning in an unusual ways this week. Nothing seems to […]