As we face this time in our history, in the middle of a pandemic, it seems that it has created in almost everyone an uncertainty of life. Things that we have in our entire lifetime taken for granted all of a sudden have become insecure. Things as big as basketball with March Madness, golf and … More Where is our Trust?
It meant a 20-hour flight. Meeting people I’d never met. Staying in a remote village. But I knew God wanted me to go. He had opened the door to Africa. Lives are being changed by the Journey to Freedom process of transformation, and I wanted to share in the joy of their lives. But I … More Finding Peace Beyond Your Comfort Zone
We landed in a field outside the car. It happened so fast. Everything spinning. Then the grinding noise became a thud. Smoke rising in the distance. And I remember feeling grief—strangely enough. I knew my parents would be devastated if I died. I couldn’t die, but I feared I would. Soon the grief turned to … More My Scrape with Death
I believe the answer is in the transformation of my heart. Peace comes from entrusting God with all my life—not just “spiritual” places, but deep into the recesses of my human heart. … More Am I living a fear-based life or a faith-based life?
Recently, I have been stuck in a pattern that I dislike: longing for intimacy, but being terrified of vulnerability. For me, there are two types of vulnerability: one type I bring into a small group; the second I bring to one-on-one relationship. In close personal relationship I am far more guarded. I am comfortable … More Why I run from what I long for…