Always Never Wanted

Always Never Wanted

“May he grant you your heart’s desire and fulfill all your plans!” (Psalm 20:4) A few years ago my nephew Jacob could not wait to open one of his gifts. It was Christmas Eve and be begged his dad relentlessly. Finally, his dad acquiesced. Jacob dove under the...
Wait and See

Wait and See

“From of old no one has heard or perceived by the ear; no eye has seen a God besides you, who acts for those who wait for him.” (Isaiah 64:4) The God we serve lavishes us with undeserved grace and remarkable strength. He tells his children to lean on him, to draw our...
Uncommon Touch

Uncommon Touch

“The LORD is good to all, and his mercy is over all that he has made.” (Psalm 145:9) Black clouds in military formation marched across the horizon like an army of soldiers with a load of rain. Palm fronds waved their arms in surrender as the onslaught approached. When...
As We Go

As We Go

“Restore us, O God; let your face shine, that we may be saved!” (Psalm 80:3) Show us your face Lord, as we fly across the world to stand before your children in another land, children whom you love dearly. Let your presence be reflected in us, your expression of love...
Peace Treaty

Peace Treaty

“Peace, I leave with you; my peace I give to you. Not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your hearts be troubled, neither let them be afraid.” (John 14:27) Christ arrived on planet earth with this mission of peace in his DNA. To pass on to us what we could...