At the beginning of our troubles

At the beginning of his troubles, after Satan had taken his property and his children, Job said: “…Naked came I out of my mother's womb, and naked shall I return thither: the LORD gave, and the LORD hath taken away; blessed be the name of the LORD” (Job 1:21). No offense to Job – I don’t … Continue reading At the beginning of our troubles

All things work together for good even when you break an ankle

Last night, after we got home from church, my wife slipped as she got out of the truck. Jane has a high pain tolerance. She gave birth to four children and barely cried once. When she fell last night and hurt her right ankle, she cried in pain. I had never heard her do that … Continue reading All things work together for good even when you break an ankle

God’s Restoring Touch

If you have ever watched those car or house restoration shows, you’ve seen those restorers who look at an old heap and see potential where everyone else can only see failure. Praise God the He is the Master Restorer Who can look at any broken life and still see potential not just for redemption but … Continue reading God’s Restoring Touch

Getting Our Bearings Right

"For I give you good doctrine, forsake ye not my law."  (Proverbs 4:2) Before you head out anywhere, it’s best to have good directions. Personally, I had GPS before it was cool. I had a Global Positioning Spouse. Jane can read a map like nobody’s business and she’s very good at estimating arrival times. If … Continue reading Getting Our Bearings Right