Articles

  • 08-Long-life-with-Jesus

    Long life with Jesus

    My dad lived until he was 101, my mom until she was 99, and they were married for over 75 years! They survived two world wars and had nine children, though the twins, who were born right after World War II, went back to heaven at birth. They had 19 grandchildren and 19 great grandchildren. […]

  • 09-You-me-change

    You, me, and change

    Change is a scary thing. Even the best of changes have some downsides or fallout, and the worst of changes usually have some silver lining hidden in them. But no matter how much I know this in my head, sometimes it’s hard to believe it in my heart. Regardless of your position on change, the […]

  • 10-anchor-holds

    Our anchor holds

    Change is one thing that drives us closer to God. “Change and decay in all around I see; O Thou who changest not, abide with me.” All things change, but Jesus never. He’s the only thing that remains constant. One of the circumstances when this is most evident is when we move to a new place […]

  • 11-Embracing-new-challenges

    Embracing new challenges

    It’s tough to change the things that have become second nature to you. But when these things are holding you back, they need to be countered, challenged, and overcome. That’s what makes change so difficult‚ but so wonderfully challenging—you’re defying human nature in the habits that bind you to doing things in a certain way. […]

  • 01-the-secret

    The secret

    Living a Christian’s life in today’s complex and intricate world can seem quite difficult. So many things demand our attention on a moment-by-moment basis. Most of them aren’t bad, but they take our time and can keep us from growing in our faith. Yet we all know people who seem to have found a way to […]

  • 02-Following-heroes

    Following heroes

    I was ten years old when I first heard of Albert Schweitzer, and I was really impressed by his dedication—to the point that I started contemplating becoming a doctor like him and following in his footsteps in Africa. Those were the days when in order to know more about something or somebody, you had to […]