“One Nation Under God” or “A Nation Gone Under”?

Nena Arias | April 4, 2022 “If we ever forget that we are One Nation Under God, then we will be a nation gone under.” ~ Ronald Reagan ~ In August 1984, while addressing an ecumenical prayer breakfast in Dallas, President Ronald Reagan spoke these words: “We establish no religion

Taking Charge of Your Personal Growth

Nena Arias | March 28, 2022 “Now may the God of peace himself sanctify you completely, and may your whole spirit and soul and body be kept blameless at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ.” (1 Thessalonians 5:23) Everything that is alive has to grow and develop. It can’t

The Rapid Increase of Inflation is Eating up our Wealth

Nena Arias | March 21, 2022 “For the love of money is a root of all kinds of evils.” (1 Timothy 6:10) Have you ever thought of money as just another commodity? Well, it is. So, just like any other commodity, the price of money can rise and fall; this

Illegal Immigration from God’s Perspective

Nena Arias | March 14, 2022 “Your kingdom come. Your will be done on earth, as it is in heaven”. (Matthew 6:10) Does God give a real solution for this out-ot-control illegal immigration problem? Yes, he does. It is accurate to say that all human problems have true solutions if

Crime Without Punishment

Nena Arias | March 7, 2022 “But if you do wrong, be afraid,” (Romans 13:4) The widespread crime wave rising in America among the citizenry is without precedent in our lifetime. Pockets of riots and looting are not new in this country as a result of protests, so, from time

A Dangerous Shortage of Good Leadership

Nena Arias | February 28, 2022 “Desiring to be teachers of the law, without understanding either what they are saying or the things about which they make confident assertions.” (1 Timothy 1:7) The more we see the affairs of our nation unfold, the more disheartened we become as we see

Humans Attempting to Create Their Own Reality

Nena Arias | February 21, 2022 “But the serpent said to the woman, ‘You will not surely die. For God knows that when you eat of it your eyes will be opened, and you will be like God, knowing good and evil.’” (Genesis 3:4-5) The above passage tells us that

In Search of a Fool’s Paradise

Nena Arias | February 14, 2022 “The fool says in his heart, ‘There is no God.’” (Psalm 14:1) Since the fall of Adam and Eve into sin and their removal from paradise—the Garden of Eden—humans have tried their best to recreate a utopia on their own, to no avail. Great

Through What Lens Do You View the World?

Nena Arias | February 7, 2022 “See to it that no one takes you captive by philosophy and empty deceit, according to human tradition, according to the elemental spirits of the world, and not according to Christ.” (Colossians 2:8) “What you believe about who you are, where you came from,

Losing What Should be Our Nonnegotiable Common Ground

Nena Arias | January 31, 2022 “Give me liberty or give me death!” ~ Patrick Henry ~ There are values in life that should be common ground to all human beings. What’s more, they are nonnegotiable for change from their original meaning and purpose because they are foundational. There are

Biologists Affirm Human Life Begins at Fertilization

Nena Arias | January 24, 2022 “For I am fearfully and wonderfully made.” (Psalm 139:14) An article posted by Dr. Susan Berry that reports the findings of a study done on 5,577 biologists said that 96% of these biologists affirm that human life begins at fertilization. This study reported that

Human Trafficking is Modern Day Slavery

Nena Arias | January 17, 2022 “You should defend those who cannot help themselves. Yes, speak up for the poor and helpless, and see that they get justice.” (Proverbs 31:8-9) Is human trafficking going on in the U.S.? We usually associate this activity in other countries in the world, but

Not One Righteous Who Does Good and Never Sins

Nena Arias | January 10, 2022 “All have sinned and fall short of the glory of God.” (Roman 3:23) Besides Jesus Christ, there has never been a person that has never sinned. We are all sinners, and we sin continually in some form or other. Ecclesiastes 7:20 says, “Surely there