Merry Christmas; Reflections of Psalm 23, Day 11

Surely goodness and love will follow me    all the days of my life, This section of Psalm 23 is so fitting for this Christmas season. As Keller begins to wrap up his book, “A Shepherd Looks at Psalm 23,” he reflects back on the goodness and mercy we have seen the shepherd show his flock. As long […]

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Are You Apostolic?

Rend Collective is a Christian band who sings a song called “Build Your Kingdom Here.” The chorus says this: Build Your kingdom hereLet the darkness fearShow Your mighty handHeal our streets and landSet Your church on fireWin this nation backChange the atmosphereBuild Your kingdom hereWe pray (change the atmosphere) What do you think of when […]

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Bail Buckets and God Moments

Focus on the Family called me this week, asking for donations to help families who have been hard hit by the pandemic. Last week it was Family Life who called. I hated to tell them no, but the truth is that our family is also feeling the effects of Covid-19. Most camp ministries either closed […]

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Ephesians, Chapter 1

Summer’s in full swing.  That means camp is in full swing. Camp JIM’s summer staff are trained, and the 1st and 2nd grade campers enjoyed their Sunday-Tuesday Cub Camp.  Family campers have come and gone after several days of studying the Armor of Christ, being served, playing together and I hope they were able to […]

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The Key to Successful Evangelism

Every year the CMA Church (Christian Missionary Alliance) asks it’s congregants to make a faith pledge: a dollar amount that each person pledges to give towards missions which is above and beyond our normal tithe, believing God will provide the funds for us to keep our pledge.  It’s a big deal.  Last year over 61 […]

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