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God goes ahead and asks us to follow

God goes ahead and asks us to follow

t was the summer of 1984 and I had just finished my first year of teaching second grade. My husband was a student at the seminary and worked part-time as a typesetter. We lived carefully each month in order to pay bills and make ends meet. I...

The mystery of Christ’s return and marriage

The mystery of Christ’s return and marriage

was reading my youngest son, Craig's, First15 devotional (If you haven't tried it you should!). Craig was writing about the promise of Christ's return and said, "He's so overjoyed to walk in relationship with you right now, but like you, he longs...

When God whispers

When God whispers

y blog posts this month are about listening to God.  He speaks to servants who listen.  But sometimes God whispers.  Why is that? GOD’S WHISPER IS PERSONAL When did you last whisper to someone?  Chances are, it was someone you love. We don’t...

The Prodigal’s Mother

The Prodigal’s Mother

've taught the parable of the prodigal son from Luke, chapter 15, many times. It never occurred to me until today to ask, "Where was his mother?" I understand the parable should probably be titled the parable of the loving father. The story is much...

10 Things the Bible Doesn’t Say That Christians Often Do

10 Things the Bible Doesn’t Say That Christians Often Do

You probably already know that it wasn’t a whale that swallowed Jonah. The Bible calls it a big fish.  You also have likely heard there were more than three wise men, and those men arrived at the home of Jesus in Bethlehem, not at the cave where he was born. So much...

The Giver: a Christian perspective

The Giver: a Christian perspective

'm not sure why I missed seeing the movie, The Giver, but I will try to see it soon. I remember seeing the trailer in the theater and thinking I needed to see it. Meryl Streep, Jeff Bridges and Katie Holmes seemed like a promising cast, and I...

God goes ahead and asks us to follow

God goes ahead and asks us to follow

t was the summer of 1984 and I had just finished my first year of teaching second grade. My husband was a student at the seminary and worked part-time as a typesetter. We lived carefully each month in order to pay bills and make ends meet. I...

The mystery of Christ’s return and marriage

The mystery of Christ’s return and marriage

was reading my youngest son, Craig's, First15 devotional (If you haven't tried it you should!). Craig was writing about the promise of Christ's return and said, "He's so overjoyed to walk in relationship with you right now, but like you, he longs...

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