Perseverance in God’s Triathlon

Recently I had an opportunity to listen to a briefing for Iron Man competitors the day before the race. This particular race Included more than 70 miles of swimming, biking and running. What I found interesting about the briefing was the detailed route and rules racers were required to follow. Deviating from either would get […]

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Prayer Journey — Friendship

I praise you dear God for friends; long-term friends who have walked with us through very difficult times. Their prayers have lifted us up when we have been too weak to raise our hands to you dear Lord. When trials made it difficult to find words to cry out to you dear God, their words […]

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Sunday Praise

Let the peoples praise You, O God; Let all the peoples praise You. The earth has yielded its produce; God, our God, blesses us. God blesses us, That all the ends of the earth may fear Him. – Psalm 67:5-7 ((NASB)

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Out of Options

She was about to prepare her last meal. There is a great drought in the land and she only has enough food for one more meal. Then she encounters a man who asks her to feed him. She explains her situation, but he tells her to use the last bit of food she has left […]

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The Discipline of Trauma

When I reflect back on so many traumatic events in my life, I recall the pain and hurt. In the middle of those events, sometimes I wondered what God was doing. Yet when I look at my life today, I know those events helped to shape who I am. My faith is deeper for having […]

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