By Lonnie Wilkey
Editor, Baptist and Reflector
I was reading a novel recently and saw these words: “Where there is life, there is hope.”
That sounds good and it works — for fiction. But in real life, hope is available only through Jesus Christ.
We live in a fallen, sin-filled world. Turn on the news every day and you will be depressed within the first five minutes, if not sooner. Just last week in Nashville, there was at least one homicide a day for three days in a row. During my recent recovery from knee surgery I had to spend a few days at home doing nothing but resting and staying off my knee. In between reading and napping, I watched television reruns of shows such as “Dateline” and others that show investigations of people who have been murdered in a variety of ways. Talk about depravity and a fallen world. Those shows are supposedly based on real events. [Read more…]