Servant of God

I gotta say I love it when God uses scripture to shine a light on something he's been teaching me. I was reading Deuteronomy 34 this morning and something popped out that I'd never noticed before... God actually buried Moses himself. Deuteronomy 34:1-8 Then Moses climbed Mount Nebo from the plains of Moab to the top …

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Do Not Let Your Hearts Be Troubled

Because of the all-encompassing nature of my son's OCD diagnosis and treatment, I've had to step away from some ministry roles within the last month. There is no denying it - I'm sad about this. And more than once I've found myself questioning whether or not I made the right decision to step away, because …

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Grateful.

(photo from www.LumoProject.com) A few months ago my pastor touched on the story of Jesus told in Mark 2:2-12.  Four men had a paralyzed friend who needed to see Jesus.  They went to great lengths to get him into Jesus' presence - lowering him down through the roof. I'm going to paraphrase here, but one of …

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“Yet I will rejoice”

I've had this passage from Habakkuk in my mind since last week.  Initially I wasn't sure why - it was just a passage I happened across as I was searching for another verse in my Bible. Habakkuk 3:17-19 "Though the fig tree does not bud     and there are no grapes on the vines, though the …

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The waves and wind still know His name.

Years ago... I sat in my minivan in the Target parking lot and sobbed after a particularly intense battle with a strong-willed child. Why hadn't God changed me, made me more patient?  Why hadn't God eased this constant turmoil?  Why hadn't God repaired what was broken in our relationship? "Teacher, don't you care that we're …

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