Month: December 2020

  • Living with Expectation in the New Year

    Are you beginning this new year with expectation? Here’s a good verse of encouragement. “Behold, I will do a new thing; now it shall spring forth; shall ye not know it? I will even make a way in the wilderness, and rivers in the desert” (Isaiah 43:19 KJV). I’m ready for a new thing. Aren’t […]

  • She Was Just an Interruption

    It’s been a tough year—probably the worst most of us have ever experienced…an interruption of normal life. Surely 2021 will be better. We’re hopeful. Confident. Optimistic. Yet still cautious. Because circumstances require caution. Thankfully our hope, confidence, and optimism are fastened securely to our Sovereign God, who holds the universe in his hands. Including me. […]

  • Once upon a Bethlehem Road

    Once upon a Bethlehem road, two weary travelers exchanged anxious looks. Where would they stay for the night? Their need, urgent. A baby soon would force his way into the world. “No vacancy!” the innkeeper said. “But there’s a stable…” A stable! Didn’t he know this young woman carried royalty? Her child a king, the […]

  • God’s Purpose in Covid…If We Only Knew

    You are here on purpose. In this family. In this community. In this city. In this state. In this nation. On this earth. On purpose! Have you ever doubted that? Have you ever questioned why you are here and whether your life has purpose? Here’s truth to encourage you: God designed your life on purpose. […]

  • Between a Rock and a Hard Place

    Have you ever been between a rock and a hard place? Apostle Paul spent time there, and his experience helps me see my circumstances in perspective. “I have worked much harder, been in prison more frequently, been flogged more severely, and been exposed to death again and again. Five times I received from the Jews […]