Listening to the Question

Did you ever notice that people weren’t afraid to ask Jesus questions. Both his friends and enemies felt free to ask. Even though people sometimes didn’t much like the answers they were willing to ask because Jesus was always ready to listen. In nursing home ministry I am learning that the real ministry of change…

Quiet!

So then, my beloved brethren, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath; James 1:19 NKJV Why are we so afraid of quiet? Why is it so difficult to listen? Neither hearing nor obeying may require a word today. Maybe God has called us to walk with Him by quiet…

God sees to the Horizon

  Then his brothers also went and fell down before his face, and they said, “Behold, we are your servants.” Joseph said to them, “Do not be afraid, for am I in the place of God? But as for you, you meant evil against me; but God meant it for good,… Genesis 50:18-20a Way back at the beginning of the story of Joseph’s…

Listening in the Construction Zone

Have you ever noticed that the construction zone and the destruction zone seem very much alike? Maybe that’s because both involve some smashing down and some digging up that are equally painful. Recently we experienced lots of digging up, filling in and then digging up and filling in again of several large pipes under our…

Listening at Work

Listening at Work is the second in the series Joseph Learned to Listen   So Joseph found favor in his sight, and served him. Then he made him overseer of his house, and all that he had he put under his authority Genesis 39:4 Joseph prospered because the Lord was with him and his master, Potiphar noticed, however…