Христос Воскiрес! Musings for Easter

Христос Воскiрес! Христос Воскiрес! (Khrystos Voskres – Chris is Risen). This is the greeting you will get the entire week of Easter in Ukraine, and the response you hear is Воiстину Воскрес! (Voistynu Voskres! Indeed, He is risen!). This will be followed by 3 kisses to the cheeks, one each for the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. You will actually […]

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And they shall become one flesh

One of the things that God brought to my mind while I was hospitalized was Genesis 2:24. He gave me a new understanding of “becoming one flesh”. What does being “one flesh” mean? Basically it means that a man and woman that God puts together are meant to live in union with each other. They should live in harmony, intimacy, […]

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Does Denomination Matter?

I have to address this before we get too far down the road. People often ask things such as “what denomination are you?” or “are you equally yoked?”. My denomination is Christian. My wife’s denomination is Chrisitan. Yes, we are equally yoked. In the early church, there was no denomination. Christians were Christians. If you look at the splits in […]

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God’s Lessons

mus·ing (my z ng) adj. Deep in thought; contemplative. n. 1. Contemplation; meditation. 2. A product of contemplation; a thought. (www.thefreedictionary.com/musing). This definition fits the state I have been in for the past 3 months, in regards to my life and God’s hand in it. I visited the hospital 5 times in this period, with varying diagnoses, until the doctors […]

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