. . . Some moments are too special to share, but they influence our hearts and lives most significantly. As we celebrate our 7th wedding anniversary, I am all the more aware of the intimacy we have within our family relationships, and the intimacy we enjoy in relationship with Christ. As we experience joy in … More 7 Years: Secret Intimacy
(Republished with permission from Press Service International, for Christian Today Australia) Alicia Britt Chole’s book, “Anonymous: Jesus’ hidden years and yours…”, references a story about a boy who eagerly desires a part in the school play. He auditions but does not get a role. Yet, to his parents’ surprise, the boy is not disheartened by … More Chosen to Cheer
What happens when people rejoice together? It is one thing to congratulate and to wish somebody well, but to wholly rejoice with one another is an incredible blessing. [Romans 12] speaks about having a genuine and brotherly love for one another. Verses 12-15 say: ” Rejoice in hope, be patient in tribulation, be constant in prayer. … More A Real Rejoicing
(Republished with permission from Press Service International, for Christian Today Australia) One evening, I got a call-out to see a patient. It was a busy day and already getting late, but I knew the patient would appreciate me coming as opposed to calling out a locum. As I parked the car and prepared to do this … More Always on Call
There is so much to discover about God. Every revelation is like a new puzzle piece waiting for us to find where it fits, how it fits, how it builds the underlying picture. [Psalm 139:5-6] says, “You have hedged me in behind and before, and laid Your hand upon me. Such knowledge is too wonderful … More Discovery
Shepherd to hero, fugitive to king, greatly loved but also greatly disciplined, at peace and at war; this was the life of King David. It always amazes me to look at David’s life, marvel at the stressors he must have experienced, and yet see the joy and hope he maintained in God. Alongside David, Paul … More Could it be joy?