Author: cbckalkaska

As we draw near to the close of Paul's second letter to Timothy, we are ushered into the dimly lit confines of a Roman prison where the apostle pens his final words. These are days heavy with the weight of impending martyrdom, and Paul's letter...

As we conclude our series on 2 Timothy, Paul is also coming to the end of his heartfelt letter to Timothy. In a strikingly honest moment, he shares, "For Demas, in love with this present world, has deserted me and gone to Thessalonica." Once a...

In the midst of our holiday preparations and celebrations, there's a story that cuts through the noise, a story that’s as real as it gets. It's about how God's love broke into our world, not with a thunderous entrance, but in the quiet, unassuming birth...

In our lives today, fear seems almost as constant as the air we breathe. From headlines brimming with conflict and chaos to personal anxieties about health, security, and relationships, fear encroaches on our peace. It often feels like an uninvited guest, lingering in the corners...

When we consider the overarching narrative of God's word, two themes consistently emerge: Law and Grace. Some may perceive them as contrasting concepts. The Law dictates our responsibilities and standards, painting a clear picture of God's perfect standards. Grace, meanwhile, embodies the unconditional love of...

In Christian circles, we often hear the term “gospel.” It's a word we toss around, knowing it’s central to our faith. Yet, its profound depth can sometimes become masked by its frequent use. So, what does it truly mean? The gospel unveils the unparalleled love...

In the winding path of life, we inevitably encounter seasons of suffering and moments of joy. The book of James, with its practical wisdom, provides believers with a clear roadmap for navigating these varying terrains. Specifically, James 5:13-16 sheds light on the Christian response to...

The book of Acts unveils an awe-inspiring narrative of the early church's remarkable growth that defied all expectations. What began as a small group of 120 believers in Acts 1 quickly evolved into a thriving and vibrant community of tens of thousands in just a...