Category: Following Christ

A Happy Ending

It has been more than three months since my last posting – “Our Love Story” – on Valentine’s Day.  That is because the wonderful love story that Wendi and I shared came to a sudden end when she passed away, unexpectedly, on March 7th. … Continue Reading “A Happy Ending”

Our Love Story

It was a warm, pleasant afternoon at my family’s camp. We were on a vacation during the summer between my freshmen and junior year at a Bible institute. The rest of the family had gone to the lake to swim while I stayed up… Continue Reading “Our Love Story”

For Official Use Only

When we were missionaries in a southeast Asian country in the ‘80’s most of the people were not wealthy enough to own their own vehicles. However, if they needed a vehicle for their work, the company or government agency they worked for would provide… Continue Reading “For Official Use Only”

The Danger of the Nest

Luke 9:57-58: And it came to pass, that, as they went in the way, a certain man said unto him, Lord, I will follow thee whithersoever thou goest. 58 And Jesus said unto him, Foxes have holes, and birds of the air have nests;… Continue Reading “The Danger of the Nest”

Marching or Wandering?

      O God, when thou wentest forth before thy people,       When thou didst march through the wilderness; Selah:         The earth shook, the heavens also dropped       At the presence of God: even Sinai itself was moved       At the presence of God,… Continue Reading “Marching or Wandering?”

Heavenly Pain

Yesterday was the 9th anniversary of the passing of my Dad.  He was a great father, and I could tell he always “had my back”.  As a sergeant in the army  during World War II, he was a disciplined man and expected his children… Continue Reading “Heavenly Pain”

The Mechanics of Wonder

In my last post, I wrote about the power of wonder.  But how do we keep the wonder alive?  If it has departed, what can we do to bring it back?  What is the cure for the “fat heart” that I mentioned in my… Continue Reading “The Mechanics of Wonder”

The Power of Wonder

Several years ago I had the privilege of teaching fifth grade science in a small private school.  I loved teaching that class because the students still had what I called the “Wow Factor”.  They were developed enough to understand some rudimentary science, but still… Continue Reading “The Power of Wonder”