Growing Older With Jesus

I am grateful to my friend Robert Keller for his guest post today. Recently as he was recovering from a medical incident he spent three weeks in a long term care setting. That experience put him in the same kind of situation I see every week as I visit in facilities around our community. It…

Lessons Learned in The Alzheimer’s World

With Alzheimer’s awareness walks scheduled in a few weeks I wanted to share some hope with those who have loved ones in the struggling with memory loss. One thing I have noticed from having spent some twenty plus years bringing music in to those places is the pain and heartache of family members. The residents…

New Book on Care Ministry

“I gained a whole new appreciation for what new beginnings meant when my wife and I chose to retire last year. Our lives had radically changed direction the year before when Nancy had survived major cancer surgery; which was followed by six chemotherapy treatments over nine months. Then as summer rolled around while she was…

Three Lessons from Laura

But if you remain in me and my words remain in you, you may ask for anything you want, and it will be granted! John 15:7 NLT My little friend Laura is just 1 1/2 years old. Because Laura is a Down’s Syndrome child some people have few expectations of her abilities but in her…

Do You Want to be a Disciple?

He answered them, “I have told you already, and you would not listen. Why do you want to hear it again? Do you also want to become his disciples?”                       John 9:27 NKJV Discipleship is by faith and it is also our own personal choice. In the words of Tim Allen from the film The Santa Clause…