The Milky Way and Starry Foolishness

I slipped out of bed to look out the window on a November night. The stars were bright and steady. As I gently spoke of their beauty to my sleeping Bride, she stirred then rose quickly to take a look for herself. With bed robes and jackets on top to… Continue reading

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The Clamor for Peace

I rest next to my wife while aware of God’s peace. I watch her sleep soundly while children’s voices and the activity at our mission station continue unabated. We receive person after person around our little table to love them, and His peace is evident each time. We wake in… Continue reading

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Declare His Works — Even in a Messed Up World

‘What is there to declare of God’s works? You say the Lord reigns, but it’s a mess around me! A good god would not tolerate all this evil. You say that he made us? It took millions of years for us to be who we are, and that is that… Continue reading

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Brave Mother

OPEN LETTER TO A BRAVE MOTHER This letter was written to my friend who just underwent a double mastectomy for cancer.  Thankfully, there was no cancer found in her lymph nodes.  She gave me permission to post the letter… Brave mother, Your letter just before surgery expressed that you wept… Continue reading

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Tale of Three Friends

“Love one another.” It would seem a simple commanding statement, but the biblical context and who spoke it makes a difference. I do not have many close friends, but those I have in Christ are precious. We share common core beliefs: we know we were formed by the Creator; we… Continue reading

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