In His Hand

It’s hard to imagine the suffering he’s enduring. Over one year ago, Pastor Saeed Abedini was arrested while in Iran establishing an orphanage. Though his wife, Nagmeh, and others have valiantly sought his release, his body languishes in a horrific prison. The ACLJ has said, “Iran has sent him to disappear.” Clearly his captors and fellow […]

Dear John

“And although you were formerly alienated and hostile in mind …” – Colossians 1:21 Observantly he sat. Silently. He wore a heavy cardigan. In June. Walking past this elderly gentleman, I sensed the Holy Spirit’s nudging to speak. Kneeling down, I initiated conversation. And we were off. One sentence led to another, and eventually God […]

All the Difference

“But you when you pray, go into your inner room, and when you have shut your door, pray to your Father who is in secret, and your Father who sees in secret will repay you.” ~ Matthew 6:6 It’s called worry. And it’s a sin. Sometimes I wake up in the middle of the night–only […]

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 […]

Conquering the Craziness – Principle #1: Begin the Day with God

“And in the early morning, while it was still dark, He arose and went out and departed to a lonely place, and was praying there.” – Mark 1:35 One of my fondest childhood memories involves my father kneeling at his bed in prayer. He is most definitely not a morning person. But upon awakening, he […]

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