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....

I CAN PLAY THE BACKGROUND

Yo, I had a dream that I was captain of my soul I was master of my fate, lost control, and then I sank So I don’t want to take the lead, ’cause I’m prone to make mistakes All these folks who follow me, goin’ end up in the wrong place So just let me shadow you, just...

MAKING THE REAL IMAGINARY

Contributed by a B4Ter in the Middle East In the year 1675 the Archbishop of Canterbury was acquainted with an actor named Mr. Butterton. One day the Archbishop said to Butterton, ‘Tell me, Mr. Butterton, what is the reason you actors on stage can affect your...

ON SUFFERING

Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of many kinds, because you know that the testing of your faith produces perseverance. Let perseverance finish its work so that you may be mature and complete, not lacking anything.James 1:2-4 When...

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...

GIVING @ CHRISTMAS!

The following is taken off a radio show a friend listened to. I share this in its entirety. NICK EICHER, HOST: Today is Friday, December 7th. Good morning! This is The World and Everything in It from member-supported WORLD Radio. I’m Nick Eicher. MARY REICHARD,...