Change

Change

Change Change. It’s something I deal with a lot. I think about it. I want to see it. Sometimes I fear it. Often I pray: “God, change me.”  If everything were my way, I would be spending some alone-time. I would stop to think, and an area that’s not very sanctified in...
Teach Me What Matters

Teach Me What Matters

Teach Me What Matters A prayer.  “Our Father in heaven, May Your name be honored as holy. May Your kingdom come. May Your will be done on earth as it is in heaven.”¹ ‭‭ Your kingdom is beautiful and glorious. Your kingdom is expanding and will eclipse everything else....
Our Location

Our Location

Our Location It was a volatile time. Every adult had vivid, bitter memories of the demise of their nation. Some looked at their situation and into the future with anger, some with despair, and others with hope.   There was one place where this hope was strong. Their...
Pictures of the Church

Pictures of the Church

Pictures of the Church “Who is ready to go to church?” “You can’t wear that to church.” “Where are my church shoes!”  In the bustle of a Sunday morning at my house, phrases like these are commonplace. The word “church” is well used in our vocabulary.  Recently, one of...
Comfort? Or Love?

Comfort? Or Love?

Peace Boisen When I came back from two years in Africa, I sat down with an older, much wiser man for some advice. One of the things he told me right away was; “I think it’s right for a young man to lay up something for himself.” The direct contradiction to Jesus’...