Month: February 2021

  • Tug of War Depicts the Christian Life

    Tug-of-war…remember that sport you played as a child? Two teams line up and grab opposite ends of a rope. Then each team tries to pull the other down. Do you sometimes feel that represents the Christian life? We grab the rope and take our stand confidently, knowing the Lord in all his strength is behind […]

  • Treasures Wrapped in Brown Paper and Twine

    Often I choose a Bible promise for the new year. For whatever reason, I didn’t this time. Maybe because of last year—so wild, chaotic, and unexpected, leaving me feeling a bit trampled. But the precious habit has always blessed me. Skimming journal notes, I found this, written four years ago: I’ve chosen my verse for […]

  • 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 […]