One of the most valuable things we can do when it comes to building community, whether it’s to support missionaries or to rally around a common purpose, is to communicate. Obviously, right?! I think it’s important to state it again though. We live in an era where “speaking to the void” is easy. Social media […]
We remembered and entered into the suffering and sacrifice, then we sweetly celebrated His resurrection. But what's next? Is it just a joyful moment to relish in like so many other holidays? Or should we keep our eyes on what Jesus did next too?
Believe it or not, it’s been three years since Bethany and our three kids along with Lynn, Bethany’s mother and I moved from Jackson Michigan to Sanford Florida. In those three years, kids have started new school(s), had a host of medical procedures and in general, have grown like weeds in the steamy Florida sun. […]
Despite the picture above this past Easter was a quiet one for us. And though we celebrated the truth and impact of Jesus’ resurrection from the dead to give us new and eternal life, it was still a quiet day. I couldn’t help but notice though as we stopped at the grocery store, the night […]
This was crazy! Impossible. But I replied, "Yes, we will go."
It's normal human behavior to face need and try to work all the harder to meet it out of your own strength. But all the more it's going take a team 'cause none of us are capable for this task, on our own.
Every night my boys ask for me to read a story. It could be something silly like “The Caboose Who Got Loose” or something weighty beyond their years like the original translation of Jules Verne’s classic, “In Search of the Castaways.” And to their credit, Jack loves to both hear me read God’s word as […]
Your life right now is like a car speeding down the highway. Are you sitting head down playing games on your phone? Or are you intently looking around, window rolled down and hands hanging out feeling the wind pass by?
In my son Jack’s 1st grade class, the students are intentionally exposed to a host of various significant holidays that take place roughly around this time of the year. Christmas, Hanukkah, Ramadan, Kwanzaa… It’s an attempt to teach the children that there are other things happening at this time of the year besides the pervasive […]
His kids have grown up all over the world. He and his wife have served the Lord faithfully from Papua New Guinea to Northern Ireland to the United States. He and his wife have devoted their life’s energy and effort to seeing people’s lives changed vitally by the life-giving Truth of God’s Word. And this […]