Love Leads to Generosity & Trust

“And a poor widow came and put in two small copper coins, which amount to a cent.” Mark 12:42, NASB I picture her as an elderly woman, gray-haired and hunched over, walking with a cane. But for all we know, she could have been young and beautiful. Scripture doesn’t say… Because it doesn’t matter. This account […]

Recipes for Life: Chicken Enchiladas & How to Experience Spiritual Success

photo credit: I Believe I Can Fry Red Chicken Enchiladas via photopin (license) Food for the Body Chicken Enchiladas (Recipe by Renee Colbert) 4 (3 oz.) boneless, skinless chicken breasts 8 soft tortillas 1 c. enchilada sauce 2 c. onions, chopped 1 ½ c. Cheddar cheese, grated 4 Tbsp. sour cream ¼ c. mayonnaise 1 ¼ […]

Doing Life: Treasure

photo credit: Antique Holy Bible, printed in 1885, with metal clasps, and leather binding, Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, Mexico via photopin (license)   “Jesus said to them, ‘Is this not the reason you are mistaken, that you do not understand the Scriptures, or the power of God?’” Mark 12:24, NASB While vacationing a couple weeks ago, I […]

Ministry Update: Writing Break

photo credit: bob.bachand via photopin cc   “Come away by yourselves to a  lonely place and rest a while.” Mark 6:31, NASB Dear Readers, Tonight ought to be a “Drawing Near” post, but I’m doing something difficult for one who meticulously “dots my i’s and crosses my t’s.” I’m changing my blog schedule for the next two […]

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. […]