Forty-Six Years and Forward
Forty-six years ago life seemed nothing like I had envisioned it as a young, energetic, ambitious and athletic college student. Having been selected to play world class hockey, I felt I had achieved my athletic goal. Life was mine for the taking . . . Until the accident – a fall from one floor of…Read More
Great is His Faithfulness – 46 Years Later!
My heart is overflowing with gratitude . . . It was forty-six years ago today, that I had a personal visitation from Jesus. I could not breathe, eat, speak, see, or move on my own. Eleven medical specialists from different countries offered me no hope of survival. But God had a different plan. After almost…Read More
Can You Be a Light in the World?
“For it is God who is working in you, (enabling you) both to will and to act for His good purpose.” (Philippians 2:13) In this letter to the believers in Christ in the Church of Philippi, their spiritual father Paul encourages them to develop Christ like humility. Some of the characteristics he challenges them to…Read More
WHERE ON EARTH
“The people living in darkness have seen a great light . . .” (Matthew 4:16) When God chooses to bless His people with a visitation, it is always with a purpose. Often that purpose is to redeem them. Here we read of the Lord Jesus coming to bring light, even as predicted by John the…Read More
Are You DISAPPOINTMENT-PROOF?
“. . . I will guide them on paths they have not known. I will turn darkness to light in front of them and rough places into level ground . . . and I will not abandon them.” (Isaiah 42:16) The Christian life is a matter of living in the present and in eternity simultaneously.…Read More
Seeking to Serve?
“If any man serves Me, he must follow Me; and where I am, there also will My servant be. If anyone serves Me, the Father will honor him.” (John 12:26) The Lord Jesus gave Himself as a ransom for all mankind. (1Timothy 2:6) It is His will that you and I reach our full potential…Read More
What Is Your Branding?
The Emperor Nero has the reputation of burning down Rome and with it destroying innocent lives of Christian men, women, boys, and girls. While on the other hand, the Apostle Paul is known for publicly declaring the love and grace of Jesus Christ. In the 1930s, Adolf Hitler is remembered for the brutal slaughter of…Read More
What Is a Friend? Do You Have One?
A friend is one who loves and accepts you the way you are. One who not only sees where you are but also sees what you can become. One who knows you at your worst but helps you to become your best. That is a friend. A friend is a treasure. And we all need…Read More
In God We Trust
The season before the nuptials is indeed a very special and exciting time in the life of a young couple. Just like every young woman engaged to be married, I suspect Mary also had her dreams and plans. Then the sudden arrival of a visitor – the Angel Gabriel, turned her world upside down. It…Read More
Are You In My Boat?
Once a youngster attended a Billy Graham Crusade and made a decision to follow Christ. He had never been inside a church. So that Sunday, with curiosity mixed with some anxiety and trepidation, he showed up in a community church unsure of what he might find. Pastor Ray Stedman, stepped to the pulpit and read…Read More