Certain Hope

Certain Hope“For in this hope we were saved.But hope that is seen is no hope at all.Who hopes for what they already have? But if we hope for what we do not yet have,we wait for it patiently.” — Romans 8:24-25Our English language is full of oxymorons...

The Other Side

The Other Side“Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death,I will fear no evil, for you are with me;your rod and your staff, they comfort me.”– Psalm 23:4My sister Christine lives in a small Wisconsin town on the outskirts of Milwaukee. ...

You Are In Good Hands

You Are In Good Hands“And surely, I am with you always, to the very end of the age.” — Matthew 28:20The young boy was afraid to be dropped off at school each morning. He was anxious about the unknowns and worried about what might happen during the school day....

Unknown Dangers

Unknown Dangers“The Lord is my light and my salvation – whom shall I fear?The Lord is the stronghold of my life – of whom shall I be afraid?” — Psalm 27:1The Cold War ramped up quickly in the early 1960s. The nuclear arms race with the Soviet Union could have...

Who’s to Blame?

Who’s to Blame?The great dragon was hurled down—that ancient serpent called the devil, or Satan, who leads the whole world astray. Revelation 12:9  Daddy!!?! Why did you let me do that?” That’s the question my daughter asked me in tears after she dropped her ice...

Difficult Words

But if you do not forgive others their sins, your Father will not forgive your sins. Matthew 6:15 Difficult Words Tongue twisters can be fun.  Some classics include, “Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers”, “How much wood would a woodchuck chuck if a woodchuck...