Thy Kingdom Come

“for the kingdom of God is not eating and drinking, but righteousness and peace and joy in the Holy Spirit.” – Romans 14:17 It sits outside my office window: a cheerful yellow bird feeder. After casually but gladly receiving it last December at a “White Elephant” gift exchange, I filled it, hung it, and welcomed […]

For Precious Chloe …

“For I consider that the sufferings of this present time are not worthy to be compared with the glory that is to be revealed to us.” – Romans 8:18 She’s only eleven. My daughter’s friend: sweet, endearing, engaging Chloe Scott recently was diagnosed with bone cancer. Oh … words fail. A child dealing with such […]

Heaven’s Names

“… rejoice that your names are recorded in heaven.” – Luke 10:20 She was my friend. During our first in-depth conversation, she described the church-related hurt she and her husband had previously endured. I could tell she hoped for a better experience as they plugged into our church. They delved into serving. Possessing a tender […]

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