Amazing Hope

First the shockingly bad news – This extended lock down has turned into something of a lock out. Churches, Long Term Care facilities and even many homes are locked out of their normal activities all over the world. But the Good news is more shocking than the bad! Jesus specializes in showing up even when…

Trust and Obey

If this week has seemed to be out of the pages of some apocalyptic novel then you are not alone. The Psalmist David when he was surrounded by dangers that made him feel as if the mountains were about to be thrown down into the sea he said; God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble….

Jesus is Praying for You!

I was broadsided by the news yesterday that the nursing home which I visited for many years lost 25 residents to Covid-19. The numbers always sound less when you hear them on the news, but when these are folks you know and love they become overwhelming. I prayed over what to include in this week’s…

Our Hope of Heaven

As we are ploughing through this sixth week of Corona related shutdown here in Florida I thought that today it might be a good idea to focus on joy. God has not called us to worry, to live in depression or in fear. He has given us instead a hope that is not only eternal…

Music for Memory Care

Consider the ravens: they neither sow nor reap, they have neither storehouse nor barn, and yet God feeds them. Of how much more value are you than the birds! Luke 12:24 In spite of my having memorized this verse; I confess I have been worrying. It’s as if that scripture has lived on the shelf for…