It's always safe to trust the Lord... always the first and best reaction to any difficulty.

It’s Always Safe…

  “Vindicate me, O Lord, for I have walked in my integrity;  I have [relied on and] trusted [confidently] in the Lord  without wavering and I shall not slip.” Psalm 26:1 AMP   What’s a person to do when health fails? It’s always safe to trust the Lord! What do you do when maliciousness comes from a former […]

God can open any cage, can usurp authority over any trap that has taken us captive. He is the 'bondage breaker!'

Trapped!

Trapped! Claustrophobic people get the implications of this word easily. They know the feeling of confinement, no room, suffocating dread and fast beating heart. But all of us have been acquainted with the word trapped, even if not in a physical way. We’ve been ensnared by insufficient finances for our current debts… been smothered by […]

Having a great place to live a blessing in anyone's life. Joanie and I live in a wonderful place.

Where We Live

  After fifty-seven years of marriage and an embarrassing number of moves over those years, Joanie and I have found a most amazing place to live. It’s the kind of place anybody in the world would like to reside. Once we made our choice, the move came easily. There were no pitches to pressure us, […]

It's no harder for God to do the miraculous as it would be for a bass drummer to play Brahm's Lullaby on his drum.

A Lullaby On A Bass Drum?

  Could God play “Brahms’s Lullaby” using just a bass drum? There are times in our lives when we need to ask ourselves preposterous questions about our God. Scripture requires it. If God is able to “[carry out His purpose and] do superabundantly more than all that we dare ask or think [infinitely beyond our […]

None of can afford to run out of gas in our Christian lives. Keep your tank full.

My Father-In-Law

  You met my mother-in-law… now meet my father-in-law. Marriott was a survivor of the wild and often frigid winters of North Dakota. He was an amazing man, strong of opinion, dedicated to getting unheard of deals when he purchased new cars, was a neighborhood hero for coming to anyone’s aid if they needed help, […]