For Good

When reading a book on the oftentimes mind-boggling topic of God's sovereignty and human suffering, I came across a story* which illustrated why some have compromised God's knowledge in favor of His goodness. The story was about a real woman named Suzanne who wanted to get married and work as a missionary in Taiwan. She … Continue reading For Good

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Peter’s Denial

  Then they seized him and led him away, bringing him into the high priest's house, and Peter was following at a distance. And when they had kindled a fire in the middle of the courtyard and sat down together, Peter sat down among them. Then a servant girl, seeing him as he sat in the light and looking … Continue reading Peter’s Denial

Unopened Letters

I send off letters to God, as if between distant friends. I do not expect Him to respond, but send prayers to heaven, forgetting that God is here with me. I do not wait to see what He may say to me, but leave His letters unopened. I pray: Heavenly Father, I am in awe … Continue reading Unopened Letters

Christmas Isn’t Over!!!

  You can tell how important something is by how long it is celebrated. In other cultures a major event like a wedding can have a celebration lasting a week long! I can't say for sure what that means about how our culture views marriage with the wedding and reception model that only lasts a … Continue reading Christmas Isn’t Over!!!

The Purpose of Christmas

  What is the purpose of humanity? Why were we created? What is the meaning of Christmas? What is the story of the Bible? These perhaps seemingly unrelated questions have a common answer. To find it, we begin in the very first chapter of the very first book of the Bible. So God created man … Continue reading The Purpose of Christmas

Thy Will Be Done

  Here is another one of my favorite new songs, Thy Will, by Hillary Scott, which fits in with a lot of what I've been writing and thinking about lately. This beautiful song fits right in with the Psalms. It really is a prayer, a conversation with God, a struggle to understand God's plan and my … Continue reading Thy Will Be Done