The Be Attitude of God’s Kingdom

Like most Christ followers (and pretty much anyone who goes to church with a fair amount of regularity), I knew about the Beatitudes. And even though I found them slightly confusing, I also knew that they represented a high bar or standard that I had to strive to attain as a good Christian. Then, one …

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When Jesus Came

Mary and Joseph were planning a wedding. The shepherds were tending their sheep. Herod was plotting his intrigues. The Magi were seeking knowledge. Augustus was assessing his empire. Zechariah and Elizabeth were raising their son. Everyday life was happening when the Divine intersected humanity. Aside from the announcement to the shepherds on a lonely hill, …

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Embral E’Veria

In the Eyes of Everia young adult Christian fantasy series, author Serena Chase coins the phrase ‘Embral E’Veria,’ which is translated, unlimited power governed by unquenchable love. This idea, attributable only to the Divine, contrasts with the view expressed by the historian Lord Acton, who once stated that “power tends to corrupt, and absolute power …

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