A Cord of Three Strands

Friends. Good friends. Godly friends. When I speak of not “going alone”, the people around you are part of God’s plan for community and burden-sharing. He created us to be together, knit our lives into one tapestry of life and ministry, and to comfort and love each other – as He has loved us! Have…

Learning from Psalm 71

God, you have taught me from my youth, and I still proclaim your wondrous works. Psalm 71:17 I could not count the lessons He has taught me in the last 22 years. God was working on me for a long time prior to that, too! He had patience with me, bearing with my mistakes and…

Thoughts on Thanks

Give thanks to the LORD, for he is good; his faithful love endures forever. 1 Chronicles 16:34 Thankfulness is tricky. Give thanks in all things. How do I apply this, and do it authentically? I think it is important to differentiate between being “thankful” for the results of a fallen world, i.e. death of Jana,…