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…

Confessing Your Fears

I sought the Lord and He heard me and delivered me from all my fears.  Psalm 34:4 A pastor of mine once had a job working on steel towers hundreds of feet tall. He talked with me one day about the process of training that men went through to be able to join the crew….

Finding Contentment

If there’s one thing I’m learning during this enforced time of semi- isolation it is just how simple our needs really are. During these six weeks we celebrated our 47th anniversary with takeout and flowers delivered to the house. Our children and friends called to congratulate us and 50 more sent love and greetings on…