But we will be saved!

But now I urge you to keep up your courage, because not one of you will be lost; only the ship will be destroyed. Acts 27:22 When Paul spoke these words the men on the ship had lost all hope of survival. Their bodies were totally exhausted from weeks of frantic effort, lack of sleep…

Heaven’s Treasure

I had fainted, unless I had believed to see the goodness of the Lord in the land of the living    Psalms 27:13   I dreamed I stood at heaven’s door and heard its hinges creak Around its frame a light shone out As it opened for the King “What have you brought?” He asked “From your time…

No Sunset in Heaven

As I was finishing my evening bike ride I was struck with the beauty of the sunset. The fleeting moments of the end of another day on our small corner of the earth are so awe inspiring that it leaves us speechless. And yet in Heaven with no more darkness or night there will be…

Back to Normal?

In him was life and the life was the light of men. The light shines in the darkness and the darkness has not overcome it. John 1:4-5 ESV Often our Christmas celebrations end on Christmas Eve. We’ve remembered the stable, the star, the wise men shepherds and Mary. But don’t forget that the next day…

Real help for Real trouble

Sometimes it is comforting to hide behind a wall of silence in an attempt to maintain an appearance of okay-nes. But walls and pretending do nothing to help. The reality is that every day without God’s help we are free falling ever deeper into the dark abyss of fear. How wonderfully loving of our God…