Lois and I are in Israel. It is lush and beautiful here. We have visited so many meaningful and beautiful places following the footsteps of Our Lord Jesus. We began our day yesterday climbing Mt. Arbel… from there you have a stunning view of Galilee and the Holy Land. The sun was bright and the […]
About to go to bed at the end of a difficult day I did not want my spirit clouded by darkeness so I wrote out this prayer: “God of Heaven; Make me mighty in spirit so I can inspire others to be mighty in spirit. I would like the gift of a robust spiritual appetite […]
Years ago in my room at Moody I would pray at night with my roommate Paul Davidhizar. We would get in our beds and turn off the light, then we would each pray. After we prayed we would usually talk for a while. Often I would still be talking after I discovered the Paul was […]
Today I leave for a ten-day tour of the Holy Land. I will be traveling with my own photographer (Lois). We are deeply grateful to God for moving the hearts of others to gift this trip of a lifetime to us. We will have stories to tell and, I’m sure, beautiful pictures upon our return.
You should always respect people for their God-given gifts and skills. Every person has a set of attitudes. Every believer has a special gifting from the Holy Spirit. If you want to function well as a couple or have a happy family or harmonious church, learn to respect one-another’s bents and aptitudes and gifts and […]
I hear a lot of people who complain about social media—you know—Facebook, Twitter, etc. I know social media can be used for bad things. I know many are suspicious social media are a waste of time and create friction between people. I’m sure they can and do… because the people who use them are sinners […]