City Lights

The newsletter of The Bronx Household of Faith
Returning to the Source

Returning to the Source

You’re one twitch of the finger and a screen-blip away from conjuring up scores of “results” on how Christians should think about everything from Coronavirus to George Floyd’s death and the protests following in its wake. I have found it increasingly difficult to...

Your Salvation Is Just a Baby!

Your Salvation Is Just a Baby!

The Christmas story we read in the first two chapters of Luke’s Gospel is full of surprises—angels showing up out of the blue and startling people who we’re surprised are even in the story (like the ruffian shepherds and lowly Mary—and God himself as a...

God Will Never Leave You or Forsake You

God Will Never Leave You or Forsake You

God pursues his people. This is an incredibly comforting truth, because the more I get to know myself, the more I realize that the greatest threat to my walk with God…is me. His Word makes this clear. Satan is ferocious, and I must be watchful. But he...

Better Late Than Later

Better Late Than Later

The time for the summer “City Lights” has come and gone. What in the world is going on over there in the Bronx? They’ve dropped the ball! Is anybody home? Did things just fall apart after Bob and Jeannie Hall left?? Well…no, things haven’t fallen apart....

A Bend in the Road

A Bend in the Road

A Bend in the Road... ...but not the end of the road.  In a dramatic turn in the direction of our lives, we are now ensconced in Massachusetts to be close to our children who will be able to more closely monitor our life's journey.  We are in good health...

“If You Have Your Bibles…”

“If You Have Your Bibles…”

If You Have Your Bibles . . . turn to [passage reference]; if you don’t have your Bibles, repent!” [laughter]  Thus the speaker began the meeting.  But if I would dare to borrow a line from Queen Victoria, “We are not amused” when it comes to people not...

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