I fought with God. “I don’t want to write about that!” I told Him. Nobody wants to talk about pain and suffering being the will of God in our lives. In fact there are some preachers that preach against that. Jesus told us He came to give us abundant life. But He also told His disciples… Read More If I see God in Everything, even Suffering (“Streams in the Desert” Giveaway)
Do you remember when our country turned 200 years old? I think I was ten. It was a big deal. Our little farm town boasting of 1500 residents pulled out all the stops. There was a parade and picnics, and homemade ice cream contests. We had three legged races, bicycles decorated for the parade, and… Read More Are You Free?
As I write this post, my husband and I are driving through an unmerciful place on this earth where the sun beats down, the wind is hot, and the road mesmerizes drivers desperate to arrive to their destination. A heat warning continues to pop up on our GPS warning us of danger. We’r’e tired. My… Read More Bible Reading Plan on Mercy #BiteofBread
He will keep you strong to the end, so that you will be blameless on the day of our Lord Jesus Christ. God, who has called you into fellowship with his Son Jesus Christ our Lord, is faithful (1 Cor. 1:8,9). What words jump out at you as you read the verses above? Strong?… Read More Living in Grace #BiteofBread
What does it mean to “Abide in Christ?” What does the word “abide” mean anyway? And how do we do “abide” living thousands of years after Jesus in a world and culture so very different than when his sandals walked in the dust of ancient Israel? Some of you might be thinking, “But Andy,… Read More Learning to Abide in Christ #BiteofBread