No One Lives Outside The Floodplain

“But store up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where moths and vermin do not destroy, and where thieves do not break in and steal. For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.” Mat 6:20-21 NIV It’s 6:00am on September 21, 2017, a category 5 hurricane...

Steps Toward Forgiveness

“Let all bitterness and wrath and anger and clamor and slander be put away from you, along with all malice.  Be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, as God in Christ forgave you.” (Eph. 4:31-32) As a way to end the 3 part series on...

One’s Loss is Another’s Gain

Let us fix our eyes on Jesus, the author and perfecter of our faith, who for the joy set before him endured the cross, scorning its shame, and sat down at the right hand of the throne of God. (Heb. 12:2) I can’t believe our little adopted son, Yohan, has been...

Super Heroes

“We rejoice in our sufferings, because we know that suffering produces perseverance; perseverance, character; and character, hope.” Romans 5:3-4 Hollywood is the birthplace of a $90B industry that sells stories. We love the thrill of an impossible situation, a...

Good Grief

“For everything there is a season, and a time for every matter under heaven…a time to weep, and a time to laugh; a time to mourn, and a time to dance…” Ecc. 4:1,4 One of the blessed byproducts of suffering is learning to grieve. In my case...