WHAT IF? OR WHAT IS!

This post is contributed by a former worker in Turkey. Master, we are perishing… And Jesus said to them, “Where is your faith?” (Luke 8:24–25). When I read the account of Jesus calming the sea in Luke 8, I was struck by his response to the disciples.  They express to...

HARD PRESSED

We are hard pressed on every side, but not crushed; perplexed, but not in despair, persecuted, but not abandoned; struck down, but not destroyed. 2 Corinthians 4:8-9 Have ever felt like Paul in this passage? Disappointments, obstacles, failures, conflicts, struggles...

KIDNAPPED! COUNTING THE COST

Last week Phillip Walton was kidnapped by a gang of Muslims in Niger and held for ransom. This gang had been terrorizing families in the region for at least one year. U.S. Navy Seals killed the 6 Muslims who held Phillip and safely rescued him. Here’s another...

DIFFICULT DAYS

28  And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who [ i ]  have been called according to his purpose.  29  For those God foreknew he also predestined to be conformedto the image of his Son, that he might be the firstborn among many...

PSALMS 91

He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High, who abides in the shadow of the Almighty, 2  will say to the LORD, “My refuge and my fortress; my God, in whom I trust.” 3  For he will deliver you from the snare of the fowler and from the deadly pestilence; 4  he will...

TESTINGS

I’ve been going through some times of testing. The following is a lesson my mentor, Jerry, has been encouraging and reminding me of. I have been thinking about what comes out of me in those unguarded moments when things surprise, jar, disrupt, disappointment me....