Monthly archive for ‘ April, 2017 ’

Greater is He that is within us–EVERYWHERE

26th April 2017 | 0 Comments

I’m on a 13 hour flight back from the other side of the world. I got a new stamp in my passport, saw a wonder of the ancient world, and gathered with believers in Jesus from more than six countries. It is amazing to me how God brings unity to his body across culture and […]

The Servant of All

18th April 2017 | 0 Comments

Jesus said to his disciples, “Whoever wants to be great in God’s kingdom, let him be the servant of all.” He didn’t just say this once. This phrase about greatness coming through service is repeated three times in Mark twice in Matthew and once in Luke. Even with cross referencing, it’s clear that the apostles […]

What Was Intended for Evil

11th April 2017 | 0 Comments

Easter is just around the corner. When we lived in Venezuela, this whole week was celebrated–kids off school, church retreats, even some businesses closed.  I miss that opportunity for intentional focus on the gospel.  And I don’t want to miss it in my own personal reflections. In the interest of inviting you to ponder the […]

Light and Momentary

4th April 2017 | 0 Comments

On Sunday, the pastor and several believers in our church community surrounded Joel, anointed him with oil and prayed over him for healing of his neck. On Monday Joel got up in even worse pain than normal.  Joel said to me with tears in his voice, “I know God can; it’s just a matter of […]