Through the Great Waters

The closing of the door to nursing home ministry during Covid reminds me of this verse. 14 months ago the doors closed to in person visitation and frankly I was unwilling to continue putting myself and others at risk. Then came long uncertain and often confusing months of terrifying statistics and our world shut down…

Seeds of Hope

So take heart, men, for I have faith in God that it will be exactly as I have been told. Acts 27:25 ESV This past week I have been cleaning up the flower beds and planting seeds at my sister in law’s. While she is in hospice care at home my wife is cooking and…

City Gates

Outside the City Gates On cloudy days In shadow hours Or when the skies grow clear He speaks a word with quiet power For everyone who hears   But some will look to earthly power And temporary things Yet for the ones who will believe He is the King of Kings    Who calls our…

God Still Has a Job For Us To Do

I Confess that this election has been tough to deal with, but moping isn’t going to help much and as I’ve been praying, God comforted my heart with four things from Matthew’s gospel. Then he got into the boat and His disciples followed him. Matthew 8:23. Jesus is still in my boat! As the disciples…

Facing Giants With Prayer

I will bless the Lord at all times. His praise shall continually be in my mouth. My soul shall make her boast in the Lord. The humble shall hear thereof and be glad. O magnify the Lord with me and let us exalt His name together. I sought the Lord and He heard me and…