Mass Shootings – the demons we don’t address

In Jesus’ ministry, He regularly cast out demons. It wasn’t considered “superstitious” – it was a reality. Today, many Christians regularly dismiss demons as something archaic, or only occurring in Jesus’ day. We’ve bought into naturalistic thinking that there must be some “biological disorder” in a person who does evil or crazy things.  The label most […]

By |November 4th, 2015|blog|0 Comments

Off to Africa—a timeless farewell moment

The foothills of Blue Mounds, Wisconsin, was our drive today as we travelled to say farewell to young woman heeding the call to serve God in Africa. It seemed fitting that our GPS took us the long route: through rolling hills of tall, green grasses, tree-lined country roads dotted with classic red barns filled with […]

By |August 9th, 2015|blog|0 Comments

“Fire & Faith” – what a natural disaster taught Samantha about faith

Whipped up by 116 F winds, the Lake Fire had devoured over 20,000 acres by the time I returned home after having been away for the week. I expected the acrid smell of woodsmoke, the blotted out stars. Then, turning onto the road that wound up the grade to my mountain community, I saw what […]

By |July 26th, 2015|blog|0 Comments

Did Jesus Enjoy Life on Earth?

As I continue to study the life of Christ, I find myself wondering if He really enjoyed his life on Earth because it seems like it must have been very difficult to challenge the status quo, live a life of traveling from place to place, never owning His own house, and finally facing His […]

By |February 15th, 2015|blog|0 Comments

What the Fear of Cancer Does to You

I hate mammograms, so I avoid them like the plague. After having my boob vice-gripped between two-glass blocks, and flattened to the point of my passing out, I don’t do annual exams. I know I’m supposed to, and believe me, I’ve had too many girlfriends get breast cancer to know better. I am just […]

By |February 6th, 2015|blog|4 Comments