COVID-19 in Maine, May 2020, Part #3: Do churches meet?

Sam Caldwell, May 2020 1) All Christians and all churches should be seeking both to fear God and to honor the king at the same time In the American context, “honoring the king” means submitting to governing authorities. See Romans 13:1–7 and 1 Peter 2:17: “Honor all people. Love the brotherhood. Fear God. Honor the king.” IContinue reading “COVID-19 in Maine, May 2020, Part #3: Do churches meet?”

COVID-19 in Maine, May 2020, Part #2: Is it a hoax? A conspiracy?

Sam Caldwell, May 2020 1) I acknowledge that all news sources are biased Conservative and liberal news sources both alike function on a mixture of common grace and sinful distortion. 2) On the whole, basic facts about reality can be discerned by comparing various and differing news sources Events that are similarly reported by variousContinue reading “COVID-19 in Maine, May 2020, Part #2: Is it a hoax? A conspiracy?”

COVID-19 in Maine, May 2020, Part #1: Resolutions

Sam Caldwell, May 2020 The following writing and videos from Don Currin, Paul Washer, and John MacArthur best represent my current approach to COVID-19. These clips are from almost a month ago, but I believe they are still relevant because they are rooted in eternal truth. Here is my current approach in outline: I willContinue reading “COVID-19 in Maine, May 2020, Part #1: Resolutions”

Songs in the Night: Song #6: Doubly Good To You – by Rich Mullins

Dear family and friends, For our sixth “COVID SONG,” Kiara recorded Rich Mullins’ “Doubly Good To You.” This is such a wonderful song of love that Rich recorded for the marriage he never had. He then let Amy Grant record it instead. Kiara and I especially like how the lyrics echo Isaiah 40:2: “Speak comfortContinue reading “Songs in the Night: Song #6: Doubly Good To You – by Rich Mullins”

Remember: Who You Are in Christ

Sam Caldwell, March 19, 2020 Hello again, dear brothers and sisters in Christ. May Christ be magnified in your bodies today. In the last video, I encouraged you to remember three deep truths about God –first, that Christ is risen; second, that all of God’s ways are perfect; and third, that God is indeed inContinue reading “Remember: Who You Are in Christ”

Songs in the Night: Song #5: Complete in Him

Dear friends and family, This song just makes me weep for joy. Kiara wrote it while sequestered at home, and I was floored to hear her song-writing skills put on display for the glory of Christ in this melody. It is complex and simple at the same time. It is full of glory and graceContinue reading “Songs in the Night: Song #5: Complete in Him”

Songs in the Night: Song #4: Psalm 24

Dear friends and family, Here is our fourth song from this season of seclusion and waiting. These lyrics were written by my friend Rory St. John up in Canada. They pull from Psalm 24, and we added a chorus about Jesus arisen and ascended into heaven. We originally wrote this song months ago with ourContinue reading “Songs in the Night: Song #4: Psalm 24”