Meeting Dad

As a father  shows compassion to His children so the Lord shows compassion to those who fear Him. Psalm 103:13 ESV Back in 1966 when I was 15 I met my dad outside a family courtroom. That day he came to contest my mom’s plan for my adoption by my step father. I really had…

At Daybreak

Just as day was breaking, Jesus stood on the shore; yet the disciples did not know that it was Jesus. John 21:4 ESV This morning Jesus is standing at the shore in your life. He is waiting for you to see Him at dawn and come running. He has watched you all night as you were…

The Road Ahead

And it came to pass, that, while they communed together and reasoned, Jesus himself drew near, and went with them. Luke 24:15 KJV Sometimes we look at Easter as a single defining event of our faith. But the Good News of Easter morning is that, as we walk (or run in Peter’s case) from the…

7 Loaves of Heaven’s Bread

For the bread of God is he who comes down from heaven and gives life to the world.  John 6:33 ESV When I was a boy I loved the smells coming from the kitchen when my mom baked bread. I could hardly wait for her to hand me a warm slice slathered with butter right…

An Hour That Begins With Forever

Martha said to Jesus, “Lord, if you had been here, my brother would not have died.  But even now I know that whatever you ask from God, God will give you.” John 11:21-22 ESV Sometimes it seem that life gets tangled up and more complicated than we ever imagined. A fog of difficulties and disappointments rolls in around…