The current refugee crisis is exactly that: a crisis. A very complicated crisis, at that. Believe me…I happen to be living in one of the European countries taking in the most refugees.
I’ve seen the Facebook posts (and debates), read the news articles, watched the YouTube clips, and no, the solution is not simple. But neither is it […]
Whenever my husband is home on the weekends and putters around the house, our 11-month old is DESPERATE to be near him, watch him as he does odd jobs, and of course help handle the tools 🙂
One weekend our doorbell had to be fixed, so […]
Leading…protecting…disciplining…carrying…providing. The job of a German Shepherd.
No, not a 4-legged furry animal, but a real German man whose job is shepherding. I was privileged to meet one this week.
I was at our ministry base (located at the edge of a village nestled in the hills) and about to head home for the afternoon […]
Having been sent by Yahweh with the command to confront Pharaoh and rescue God’s chosen people, Moses timidly asks the Voice coming from the burning bush, “Who should I tell them sent me?”
God answered Moses: “I am who I am. This is what you are to say to the Israelites: ‘I am has sent […]
An online Google search of the term “prosperity gospel” brings up mega-church pastors’ names such as Joel Osteen, teachings such as “believe and receive,” and issues like money and self-improvement.
Depending on what you’ve heard about this topic, or what your experiences are, this will exert either an “Amen!” from you at this point, or […]
“Today has been declared Shine A Light On Slavery Day by the folks at the End It Movement.”
Did you know that:
there are 27 million men, women and children, just like you, living in the shadows. In brothels. In factories. In Quarries. […]
Today marks one year of my husband and I living in Germany! It’s crazy to think of when we landed in Frankfurt on August 30, 2011, and consider how far the Lord has brought us since then – what we’ve experienced, the challenges we’ve faced, how we have grown and the ways God has used […]
“Greater love has no man than this, that he lay down his life for his friend.”
These are the words Jesus spoke to His disciples while He was on earth, and I’m not sure those following Him knew that He meant it literally. The One they had come to love, whose miracles they had witnessed, […]
I’ve been challenged lately by a certain thought that I know is applicable in the season of life I’m in right now, and likely in yours too.
The Bible says that “the righteous will live by faith” (Romans 1:17). And I’ve quoted 2 Corinthians 5:7 many times – ” We live by faith, not by […]
- Returning to the Valley after a Mountain-top ExperienceDon’t you wish it were possible to bottle up memories? To preserve them in a jar that you […]
- To Those Stuck in the SaturdayWhat is one to do on a weekend that’s supposed to be celebrating life when death seems to […]
- Fascinated by the Father“Papa!” he says, pointing to the coffee cup. And a few minutes later, […]
- Why the Little Things Matter to GodI half-apologize for the silence on my blog lately. Not really, though, because things […]
- When God Invites Us into His Christmas PreparationsToday is December 23rd. The day before Christmas Eve. Even though it doesn’t feel like […]
- Returning to the Valley after a Mountain-top Experience
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