Gerald W. Bauer (Ohio)
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When these things begin to take place, stand up and raise your heads, because your redemption is drawing near. - Luke 21:28 (NRSV)
News of chaos in communities around the world tempts me to live in fear. Threats of violent attacks, natural disasters, war, disease, famine, and financial crises alarm me. When I have faced one fear, another takes its place. I wonder, How can I protect myself? How can I overcome my...
"When I became a parent, I struggled to find God within the chaotic world where I now lived. I was used to contemplative prayer, to silence and service and listening for God’s still, small voice in quiet, hidden spaces. Suddenly none of my life felt quiet or hidden – it was all loud, messy, and exposed." Discover more.