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  • Why Do We Observe Thanksgiving?
    Late this summer I had the privilege of traveling through Central Europe. While sightseeing in several beautiful cities, local guides escorted us to a monument, a statue or a church and referred to …
  • Becoming a Waymaker
    “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 43:19 I think we are all collectively ready for a …
  • Jesus Is Always Running With My Kids!
    “Wannabe Omnipresent.” It’s an interesting term, don’t you think? It’s the title of chapter three in a book I am currently reading, Surrender Your Junior God Badge by Jackie Kendall. It is a great …
  • Back to School
    New backpacks, a fresh box of crayons, the perfect “first day of school outfit,” 999 pre-sharpened (by me, because I refuse to pay the upcharge for letting the factory sharpen them) pencils. …
  • Mommas, It’s Your Summer Too!
    Summertime is my favorite time of year, in fact, I think the most wonderful time of the year. I love taking a break from the routine of school, homework, and the daily grind. Since we started …
  • It’s Just a Bird
    Today I want to share a story with you from my time as a missionary in Burkina Faso, West Africa: As I sat with a group of children who came to visit, Sarata, a sweet, five year old little girl, …
  • Eighteen Summers
    “For everything there is a season, and a time for every matter under heaven: a time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to pluck up what is planted.” Ecclesiastes 3:1-2 ESV I …
  • When Mother’s Day Isn’t So Happy
    Mother’s Day is approaching and not everyone will have a happy one. You may have recently lost your mom or maybe it has been several years but you still feel the sting. I know how it feels and I am …
  • Resources for Connecting the Dots of Passover, Easter and Eternity
    In Exodus 12 and 13, God repeatedly instructs the people of Israel to remember and commemorate their dramatic liberation. The Jewish families were “passed over” from suffering death …
  • Connecting the dots…from Passover to Easter to Heaven’s Banquet
    Spring is here and who can’t be excited about refreshing green grass, budding trees and blooming flowers. Spring brings the major holidays of Easter and Passover. Holidays are wonderful times for …