Don’t Negotiate God’s Will

Don’t Negotiate God’s Will

Jesus tells an interesting Parable in Matthew 20. It is actually a continuation of chapter 19. Jesus is going to answer a question from Peter and the rest of His followers. A young man known as, “The Rich Young Ruler” just asked to be part of Jesus’ group. Frankly,...
This One Thing

This One Thing

Many years ago, I was in Minneapolis listening to an old missionary. I’ll never forget the outline she shared. I cannot remember her name, but I remember her story and I remember what she shared from Scripture. It impacted me then and it impacts me still today. I want...
Lot Chose For Himself

Lot Chose For Himself

“So Lot chose for himself all the Jordan Valley, and Lot journeyed east. Thus they separated from each other.” Genesis 13:11 Parenting is hard work. It is impossible to know the weightiness of the decisions we make when our children are little until they are grown and...
The Value of Contentment

The Value of Contentment

“For I have learned in whatever situation I am in to be content” Philippians 4:11 Contentment has been a personal struggle for me for quite some time. So when I ponder the words of the Apostle Paul about his growth with contentment, it gives me hope that I too, can...
Yes & Amen

Yes & Amen

Romans 4 causes my faith to soar as Paul uses beautiful and vivid language to describe the faith of Abraham. For me, the best part of Paul’s description of Abraham’s amazing faith is that the Bible invites us to experience the same kind of faith in our own lives. As...