Share the Secrets

There is a story in 2 Kings 6 and 7 I think theologians have missed the meaning of for years. Let me briefly summarize the story and see if you don’t agree with my conjecture. The city of Samaria was under siege by the Aramean army. It had lasted so long that the...

Is This Heaven?

“Lord, why do these children have to live like this?” I prayed as I stood in the dorm room of an orphanage in Kenya. My husband and I recently returned from a mission trip to Nairobi where we ministered to children both in church settings and in orphanages. At one...

The Comparison Rut

I Am Greatly Loved. That was the title of our women’s Bible study lesson last month. My friend Kristin wrote and taught the lesson, and it was amazing. She talked about how we are God’s masterpiece and have been created for a specific purpose. “For we are God’s...

How Can I Increase My Faith?

“Truly I tell you, if you have faith as small as a mustard seed, you can say to this mountain, ‘Move from here to there,’ and it will move. Nothing will be impossible for you.” Matthew 17:20 “And he said to her, ‘Daughter, your faith has made you...

#foreverfriends

Twenty-plus years ago we sat with our friends at McDonald’s as our kids climbed around in the PlayPlace. Even today I remember exactly where we were sitting when our friends announced they were moving to Arizona. Who could blame them really? Arizona is warm all...