Making The Ladder Fit

To the weak I became weak, that I might win the weak. I have become all things to all people, that by all means I might save some. 1 Corinthians 9:22 ESV A friend of ours told us a story about how his elderly father asked him to put a ladder into his tool shed. The problem…

The Power of the Gospel

For I am not ashamed of the gospel, for it is the power of God for salvation to everyone who believes, to the Jew first and also to the Greek. Romans 1:16 ESV  We often look at the telling of the story of Jesus’ life as if it were simply recounting one adventure after another….

His Whispers

They call her a child with a disability or sometimes more gently a child with a special need. But sometimes God chooses to send special messengers like my friend Laura to remind me of His whispered promises. Her wordless smiles tell of a joy that cannot be spoken. Her quiet play reveals a peace greater…

Catch Anything? Part One

At dawn Jesus was standing on the beach, but the disciples couldn’t see who he was.He called out, “Fellows, have you caught any fish?” “No,” they replied. John 21:4-5 NLT Now the joke in my family is that I could save a lot of time in my fishing if I just tossed the worms in the water and…

Working Alone

“I work alone!” Mr. Incredible This Summer we can hardly wait to see The Incredibles 2. Okay so we’re grandparents but hey we’ve watched every kid movie for the last 16 years thanks to our 7 grandchildren! In the first movie a young man named Bob also known as Mr Incredible proudly tells his young…