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 […]

What God Values

“…though the LORD is exalted … He regards the lowly.” – Psalm 138:6 “Pray for my family. Don’t pray for me …” He sat alone at the soup kitchen’s lunch table–sweat on his brow as he ate the provided meal. At first I considered speaking to another man, but the Lord directed me to Dan*. […]

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 […]

First Love

     “And we have come to know and have believed the love which God has for us. God is love …”      – 1 John 4:16 “He loves me, he loves me not. He loves me, he loves me not …” I lightheartedly repeated these words as I plucked petals off a daisy many years […]

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