If you’ve walked with Christ for any length of time you have probably experienced dry spells. You pray, you read, you attend church, and seek fellowship. But it seems you’re just going through the motions and get little out of it. God seems far off, the heavens closed.Read more
All sorts of people crowded around Christ, and he never turned them away. No matter what they were like, or who they were, he was willing to take them in.
“Now all the tax collectors and sinners were coming close to him to hear him. The Pharisees and the scribes murmured, saying, ‘This man welcomes sinners, and eats with them’.”(Luke 15:1-2 WEB)Read more
Imagine returning home from a shopping trip to find your house leveled! That’s just what happened to a couple in Michigan. A demolition crew was given the wrong address, and all that remained of a grandmother’s old home was a cement slab.Read more
Pray without ceasing. What an impossible task this seems! And while it is often said that Paul meant we should have an attitude of prayer, I think he also intended us to pray much more than we do.Read more
Hubby and I have pretty much always followed the Mediterranean diet since coming to Italy. But lately we’re really stepping it up. Mainly because we believe God requires good stewardship of everything he gives, including our health and bodies.Read more
Adapting to different cultures is usually difficult. But many times it’s also perplexing and mind boggling. Like the interesting mentality our town folk have. Hint: sometimes antiquated, backward, and impractical. Which often comes as a surprise to us. Because they are in many ways a practical and down-to-earth people.Read more