If you stop, you’ll never know.

If you stop, you’ll never know. In 1952 Florence Chadwick she set out to become the first woman to swim the 26 miles between California and Catalina Island.  It was tough, and she got tired.  A fog made things worse.  When it settled in, she began to talk to her...

Are you getting ready to go Home?

Are you getting ready to go Home? Most people aren’t. They see earthly life as an end in itself. But Christ-followers don’t. We understand that this life is a kind of rehearsal, a practice, a workout in preparation for the life to come. This doesn’t...

There is a peace that transcends healing.

There is a peace that transcends healing. Many of us hope for healing. I do. Since I developed MS, life is harder. But I have learned that there is more to faith than healing. Lazarus was raised from the dead (John 11) – but he died again. I have often wondered...

Are you restless in your faith?

Are you restless in your faith? Lots of people are.  Because they came to Jesus looking for thrills and excitement, they struggle when there isn’t any.  To be sure, a relationship with God includes transcendent moments.  But it also includes a lot of suffering,...

God can use your worst moments.

God can use your worst moments. If you’re like me, you’ve had some moments you would rather forget.  Maybe you said something you shouldn’t, or failed to speak up when you should.  Maybe you wilted under pressure and gave in to your baser instincts. ...