Entries by Susie Shellenberger

Outside the Box

One glance at the Grand Canyon, a laughing hyena and Niagara Falls shows that we serve a God of creativity. And because HE is creative, He loves to pour His creativity into His children. Check out one of my favorite Scriptures from the Message: “Live creatively, friends. Make a careful exploration of who you are […]

Let’s Cry About It

The Old Testament prophet Jeremiah demonstrated exemplified and illustrated Christ. Both were rejected and mistreated. Though Jeremiah’s story can be depressing, it CAN encourage us.   He was called a liar, (Jeremiah 43:2) . . . was left in the mud at the bottom of a well to die . . . (Jeremiah 38:6), his […]

He Is With You

Has it been a rough week? Do you need some encouragement?   “The One who formed you says, ‘Do not be afraid, for I have ransomed you. I have called you by name; you are Mine. When you go through deep waters, I will be with you. When you go through rivers of difficulty, you […]

Come Back Home

I had been speaking for about a week and a half and was glad to be home. All was perfect: My two miniature Schnauzers were happy Mama was back and Amos had curled his body into a tight little ball in his doggie bed while Obie was nestled underneath a blanket on my lap as […]

Taking Jesus to Peru

Jesus told us to go into all the world and spread the gospel. We know this as the Great Commission. (See Matthew 28:18-20.)   Each summer I take people on a two-week international missions trip so we can do just that! Will you pray about joining me this summer?   We’ll be going to Peru. […]