November 1, 2017
Yesterday’s terrorist attack on a bike path in New York City is a fresh reminder that ISIS has not come to an end. Despite the recent string of defeats, as long as there are people who align with their ideology, we will continue to be subjected to such violence.
Who was the person who introduced you to Jesus Christ? Today is All Saints’ Day and we celebrate the spiritual bond between all the saints, whether in Heaven or still on Earth, and the saints themselves who have faithfully passed on the gospel since the time of the disciples.
In order to Speak the Truth, we have to be people who learn to listen. Becky Harling, author of How to Listen So People Will Talk: Build Stronger Communication and Deeper Connections, challenges us to consider just how good at listening we really are. Together we consider ways to be fully present in the lives of those around us.