A Chainsaw Opportunity

“For God, who said, ‘Let light shine out of darkness,’ made his light shine in our hearts to give us the light of the knowledge of God’s glory displayed in the face of Christ.”  2 Corinthians 4:6 NIV     One of my favorite new “reality” shows is about a family who has homesteaded in […]

Courage When You’re Wondering Where You’re Going

“That I may walk before God in the light of life.” – Psalm 56:13 NIV W here am I going?   It’s a question I pondered as I walked along a winding stretch of dirt road.   And it’s a question that has agonized the ages.   We’re anxious to “arrive” somewhere – anywhere, for it […]

Living a Hidden Life

“For you died, and your life is now hidden with Christ in God.” – Colossians 3:3 NIV We died to our old ways, but have we forgotten to live with the assurance of a life hidden with Christ?     We are hidden.  Not because of shame, indifference, or malice, but for safety, protection, and […]

Ruining Christmas

For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but to save the world through him. – John 3:17 NIV It was the same thing year after year.   My little sister and I would get up early on Christmas morning to sneak a peek at the gifts under the tree, […]