Viewing: September, 2014

What We Miss When We Don’t “Stop”

By on September 28, 2014

I don’t like what we’ve allowed our changing world to do to us. We struggle to take our eyes off of our man-made devices to talk with another God-made person sitting in the same room, eating at the same table.

Who else wants to avoid becoming a mere shell of what the Builder intended?

By on September 21, 2014

This image is pretty sad, isn’t it. We passed by a house just like this recently on a drive in upper Michigan, and it was hard to not wonder how someone could ever allow it to get in that poor

It’s a “We’ve Got TWINS” Contest!!

By on September 19, 2014

We’re expecting TWINS!! Woohoo!! NO, not me – LOL! But our youngest daughter and son-in-law, Ben and Krista Beukema – missionaries at the Caribbean Christian Centre for the Deaf in the mountains of Jamaica, are the blessed ones! The twins’

Expecting the Intimate Presence of God in Worship

By on September 14, 2014

God wants us to expect to engage with Him closely as we lift up our hearts and minds in response to all that He is in worship. 2 Chronicles 15:2 says, “ . . . the LORD is with you

The Wonder of God’s Breath in You!

By on September 7, 2014

I’m frequently struck by how underwhelmed I can seem by incredible truths about God. Things that should literally take my breath away, I’m guilty of merely glancing at and then looking away.  As if anything about God could ever become

5-Day Worship Challenge #6!

By on September 1, 2014

It’s a new month, which means it’s time for the 5-Day Worship Challenge again! Let’s go! This is a week focusing on our overall posture in worship. The Bible calls worshipers to not only have bowed hearts and minds, but