I was in the middle of my search to find just the right pictures to use in the Memorial Day posts when this photo caught my eye. I was looking for a picture that would go beyond the picnics, parties and even the parades into the very core of why we gather for Memorial Day. The flags… Read More A Picture Perfect Memorial Day
“By faith Abraham, when called to go to a place he would later receive as his inheritance, obeyed and went, even though he did not know where he was going.” Hebrews 11:8 June 27-29th I was blessed to go on a retreat with some of our church’s college ministry, “20-Something’s.” On top of a weekend full… Read More The Uncertainty is Worth It
As I’ve shared with friends and family about my time in Romania, it always goes back to the kids. While I have had lots of experience with kids, the bonds that were formed were different than I’ve ever experienced. They were based on facial expressions, physical touch, and sometimes a feeling that God truly brought us… Read More Beautiful Faces From Romania
“But He said to me, ‘My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.’ Therefore I will boast all the more gladly of my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ may rest upon me.” 2 Corinthians 12:9 There is no way for me to sum up my experience in… Read More Post Romania-I Am Not the Hero
“He has made everything beautiful in its time. Also, he has put eternity into man’s heart, yet so that he cannot find out what God has done from the beginning to the end.” Ecclesiastes 3:11 This week the Lord has shown me that my life and this world is full of beauty if I take the time… Read More Beauty is Where You Find It
“Do all things without grumbling or disputing, that you may be blameless and innocent,children of God without blemish in the midst of a crooked and twisted generation, among whom you shine as lights in the world…” Philippians 2:14-15 Whenever I read that passage in Philippians 2 I think to myself, “Thanks a lot Paul; I grumble about a lot of stuff.”… Read More Don’t Grumble? Ugh! Attitude is Everything!
“And after you have suffered a little while, the God of all grace, who has called you to his eternal glory in Christ, will himself restore, confirm, strengthen, and establish you.” 1 Peter 5:10 The title of this blog post was actually a text I got from my mom the other day. I could write a whole blog post, in… Read More “It still stinks, but God is faithful!”
“So they took branches of palm trees and went out to meet Him, crying out, ‘Hosanna! Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord, even the Kind of Israel!’ And Jesus found a young donkey and sat on it, just as it is written.”John 12:13-14 Happy Palm Sunday! Easter is a week… Read More That’s My King!
“Though you have not seen him, you love him; and even though you do not see him now, you believe in him and are filled with an inexpressible and glorious JOY, for you are receiving the end result of your faith, the salvation of your souls.” 1 Peter 1:8-9 The title of the sermon at my church… Read More EE-TAOW! “It is True!”
“Forget the former things; do not dwell on the past. See, I am doing a new thing! Now it springs up; do you not perceive it? I am making a way in the wilderness and streams in the wasteland.” Isaiah 43:18-19 The Lion King was a staple growing up in our house. There was a period that… Read More A Part of His Story