God of the Storm

God of the Storm

When we go through a difficult season like the one we are currently in, we want answers! Our craving for reason is rooted in our most basic human needs. We long for stability and predictability. We crave control. We cope better when we can connect all the dots. But...
Tried and True

Tried and True

I recently read a fascinating article about the California Gold Rush, which took place during the mid-1800s. Thousands fled to the far western coast of the United States in hopes of finding the next cache of gold and a shot at a possible fortune.  While a few...
Behind Closed Doors

Behind Closed Doors

We have been living under the mandate of social distancing for about six weeks now. Churches have closed and locked their doors. Millions have become instantly unemployed, and some areas of the country have been totally locked down. These are scary times in which we...

Recognizing His Voice

The telephone rang and 11-year-old Caleb ran to pick it up. “He’s not here right now,” Caleb said. I whispered, “Ask who it is.” Caleb talked a while longer, and again I whispered, a bit louder, “Ask who It is!” He laughed at something the caller said, and replied,...
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