A Changing God?

As culture changes, we sometimes try to make God change along with it. But the truth is: “I am the LORD, and I do not change” (Malachi 3:6 NLT). In fact, the apostle James reminds us that God is: “without change or shadow” (James 1:17 LB) So why do often try to make Him change […]

God’s Gift

I mentioned in an earlier blog that I had to say goodbye to my little gray Schnauzer, Obie, on April 30 of this year. God definitely helped Amos (my other Schnauzer) and I through the grieving process. Aren’t you grateful that God cares deeply about every area in our lives? When we hurt, He hurts […]

Good Choice or Best Choice?

When the time came for Lot and his uncle Abraham to part ways (their families, animals, servants, etc. had become so numerous the land could no longer support them), Abraham gave Lot first choice. “I’ll tell you what we’ll do. Take your choice of any section of the land you want, and we will separate […]

My Right . . . or God’s Will?

Abraham and his nephew Lot had numerous animals, servants, family members and crops. In fact, the area became so crowded the land could no longer support them. It was time to split. Abraham gave Lot first choice. “I’ll tell you what we’ll do. Take your choice of any section of the land you want, and […]

Can you help?

Hey, friends! Once in a while, I use this site to share something personal. And I want to do that today. Many of you know that each summer for the past 20 years, I’ve taken students and adults on two-week mission trips to Central and South America. (If you’re interested in joining me NEXT summer, […]