Monthly archive for ‘ May, 2016 ’

A Promise, A Shield, A Focus

31st May 2016 | 0 Comments

I have known Jesus for most of my life. I have grown into his love, and learned to follow hard after him through many mundane, even monotonous moments. But I have also learned to follow hard after him in the sudden chaos of storms that threatened to overwhelm. At times, like Saul (who became Paul) […]

Looking to Him–From Jaden’s Perspective

25th May 2016 | 0 Comments

When we moved to Wisconsin my kids really struggled with the transition. Leaving the stability of life in Florida was a real challenge. Everything they dreaded was every bit as hard as they had feared. And honestly it was harder. For three months of our life in Wisconsin the boys could not see Joel at […]

An Invitation…

17th May 2016 | 0 Comments

(Thanks to my sister Tammy Enns for contributing this thought-provoking essay on Job.) What if God had written Job this invitation: My blameless servant Job, (cf. Job 1:8) I am writing a book to show all peoples in all times who I AM, so that they might know me and I may show my glory. […]

Looking to HIM for Help

10th May 2016 | 0 Comments

When we look to Him for help, we often have a high expectation of what kind of help He will give. Instead of trusting in His goodness and sovereignty it is easy to get sidetracked by our own expectations. As I begged God for help in our family’s situation, I sometimes found myself outlining the […]

Habakkuk–Looking to Him for Help

3rd May 2016 | 0 Comments

It’s easy to read Scripture and forget that the characters in the Bible were real human beings, with real human problem. We can quickly see them as simple case studies. But God inspired the writers of Scripture to tell very honest, raw, and uncensored stories of their on quest to know and follow God. I […]