Have you ever felt like your life doesn’t count for much? You go through the same day-to-day routine. But it feels like you’re just spinning your wheels? Yet, you’d like your life to count for something. And you’d like to bring about positive change. Continue reading “One Person Can Bring Change”
“No I can’t do it!” Have you ever said that to the Lord? I have, and convinced I couldn’t, decided it would be fool-hardy to even try. Until the Lord showed me that little becomes much in his hands. Continue reading “Use What You Have: God Will Do the Rest”
Darkness and despair emanated from her eyes, sounding the cry for help her lips could not utter. But when I’d invited her, “Come for coffee. It’s not good to stay alone,” I had no idea I was inviting HER. And even less did I realize she was taboo. Not to associate with. No, I didn’t know. I’d never actually met HER before, that woman at the well. Continue reading “The Samaritan Woman on Your Doorstep”
I don’t much like her (I must confess). That virtuous woman of Proverbs 31. She’s the one who does all things well and never does wrong. I’m sure she coined the term busy as a bee, and made coffee breaks and take-out pizza tabu. Considered it sinful to sleep once the sun was up. Never gossiped or was unkind. And certainly never yelled at her kids! Continue reading “I Do Not Like That Proverbs Woman”
Yes, our Winter newsletter is finally up. We seem to have a pretty hard time remaining consistent about this. I have finally realized that it is because Mario and I are not flashy people with a flashy ministry. We’re just normal people, and much of our life here is just normal everyday stuff. So it’s often hard to know what to say. Continue reading “Our Winter News 2018”
John Wesley said, “What one generation tolerates, the next generation will embrace.” He was referring to sin. And we see this played out in history repeatedly. But I’d like to look at it from a different angle. Continue reading “Parents Be Careful What You Allow”
No tree has to stand in the orchard shouting, “Look at my fruit!” It doesn’t have to, because fruit speaks for itself.
Filled with a certain greatness, Psalm 1 calls us upward to live in such a way that we will be like that solid tree, drawing sustenance from the stream — and succeeding in all we do. Continue reading “God’s Key to Success”