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Our Safety Net | Daily Devotionals by Thoughts about God

Give, and it will be given to you. A good measure, pressed down, shaken together and running over, will be poured into your lap. For with the measure you use, it will be measured to you. Luke 6:38 Lately, Ive been thinking more about the security of my family. During uncertain times, my need for... Read more

What is our attitude to those seeking safety on our shores?

(Photo: Reuters)This week the front pages have again been full of pictures of desperate migrants on inflatable boats attempting to cross the Channel to reach the UK. The message from the media, and the government, is that they are illegal; invaders; a threat to our society. We are told that the government is considering sending... Read more

Black and Hispanic Churchgoers Concerned About Safety of In-Person Services

The Story: A new survey finds significant racial and ethnic differences in the perceived safety of attending religious services during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Background: According the survey conducted by Pew Research in mid-July, nearly three-quarters of white adults (72 percent) who report they regularly attend religious services say they are very or somewhat confident... Read more

Hong Kong activists now face a choice: stay silent, or flee the city. The world must give them a path to safety

Police stand in front of the Legislative Council building a day after it was stormed by anti-extradition Bill protesters(Photo: Reuters) The prospect of a shift from rhetoric to action reveals just how dire the situation in China's world city has become. July 1 is usually associated with Hong Kong's annual pro-democracy march. This year, it... Read more

We All Need the Safety of the Rainbow

Childrens drawings with messages of hope wouldn’t normally draw responses of concern, let alone ire. Conscious of the enormous sacrifices being made by many in the National Health Service (NHS), people were looking for ways to display appreciation and hope. The image that emerged as the symbol of choice was the rainbow; more specifically, the... Read more

Psalm 91: Eternal Safety in a World of Danger – TGC Africa

Where can safety be found? Whether its in a time of global panic as we face a terrifying new virus, or in times of relative peace, the search for security is a perennial preoccupation of the human heart. One of the reasons we seek safety is because the world is a dangerous placesomething we feel... Read more

Faith Leaders Mobilize Around Gun Safety in 2020

This piece was written by Elana Schor and first appeared onapnews.com. A leading gun control advocacy group has enlisted more than a dozen religious leaders to boost voter turnout this fall in support of candidates who support measures to prevent gun violence. Everytown for Gun Safety, which expects to spend $60 million on this years... Read more

Former Church Chief Accused of Serial Abuse; Security of Youngsters Feared | RELEVANT Journal

[ad_1] This week, siblings Micah and Hannah Williams went public with accusations of serial “physical, mental and sexual abuse” by the hands of their dad and mom, James and Gina Williams. James, says Micah, “has been in high positions of power in churches across the Southeast” and so they suspect he has abused... Read more