You probably have never heard of it before but this story about a Ukrainian baptist family in World War II should thrill your soul if you love Jesus. I suspect it also might start to make the rounds as a children’s sermon at Christmas time in churches that have them as a part of their … More Have You Heard About the Room UNDER the Manger?
We just purchased a house and the boxes we packed in Illinois are beginning to be unboxed and now adorn our new home in South Carolina. With a busy schedule, life unfolds out of the boxes in our garage in slow stages of discovery. Today I found the last box of my over 4,000 volume library and … More I Found Some Old Friends in a Box Today
On the way to his first mission assignment, a fellow team member suffered the loss of his wife and child. Shortly after arriving, a European nurse died and his own wife gave birth to a still-born child while still en route to Burma (present-day Myanmar). Two years later, another child, their first son, died. Three years … More They Were Made of Sterner Stuff
Dr. Mark Williams is airing his second interview with me on his podcast today. This one is on the advantage and benefits of reading good biographies. You can hear the podcast at this link and read what he has to say as well. Pray for me this week as I finish up my last week … More New Podcast Up
Thursday is for Discipleship I love a good story of redemption and the one below is just that. It is from Kairos Journal and should give joy to everyone who knows and loves the gospel of Jesus Christ. But it should also give hope that no matter what is going wrong around you, or in … More Former Terrorist Finds New Life in Christ
Thursday is for Discipleship Homosexual activists will not be pleased with this posting. The following is a brief article from Kairos Journal documenting the murder and martyrdom of missionaries to Uganda that would not relent and participate in homosexual activity. Present day Christians in Uganda who resist the worldwide push for acceptance of homosexuality as … More Standing Up and Dying for What is Right
Weekend Musings “It’s Hard to Go to Heaven in America” Many will say that the needs are greater around the world, that the 10-40 window is a higher priority, that we have too many Christian workers and too much resource focused on reaching people in the Western-industrialized nations. I will not dispute any of that. … More “It is Hard to Go to Heaven in America”
Friday is for Heart Songs I love biographies of great saints of the cross who gave their all for the cause of Christ. Here’s one I had not heard of that encouraged my soul. May it do so for you too. The God you serve is worthy of everything you have to give and more. … More Blood, Fire and Death: Worth it All