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Doing Life: Where Are We Headed?

photo credit: Jerusalem via photopin (license)   “And it came about, when the days were approaching for His ascension, that He resolutely set His face to go to Jerusalem.” Luke 9:51, NASB Slowly He walked, pausing frequently to help needy people. His dirt-caked feet and modest appearance veiled His glory as He walked so many places. […]

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Drawing Near: Like Luminous Lights

photo credit: Chicago Night via photopin (license)   Gracious God and Father, You gave me a picture today: small but bright white lights shining in darkness–a picture of Your people throughout the world, particularly those who are imprisoned and persecuted for faith in Christ. The darker the darkness, the brighter they shine. What a beautiful sight. […]

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Doing Life: Unexpected Places

photo credit: Eva se svým oddílem / Eva with her crew via photopin (license)   “‘Truly I say to you, unless you are converted and become like children, you shall not enter the kingdom of heaven.’” Matthew 18:3, NASB Smoke wafted into my breathing space from both sides. To my right sat a young woman–blessed […]

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Ministry Update: I Appreciate You! Plus, Magazine Writing & More

“Grace to you and peace from God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.” 2 Thessalonians 1:2, NASB Dear Readers, Thank you for being such a vital part of this ministry through your interest, support, and prayers. I sincerely appreciate you, and I’m grateful to God for joining our hearts through His Son, Jesus. In […]

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Drawing Near: Over and Over and Over

photo credit: Expression… via photopin (license)   Loving Father in heaven, The brokenhearted. We see some of their faces etched in our minds: The abused one. The depressed one. The forgotten one. The one who looks fine outwardly but is locked in despair. We pray for Your people who are anguished. You know every situation, and You tenderly […]