We Got Engaged!

Dear friends and family,   What so many of us were praying for and hoping for (none more than myself!) has finally arrived. Genesis and I are officially engaged! We are so blessed and encouraged! Despite a ludicrously-busy month of May, one full of surprises, where we encountered great joy and sorrow, I was reminded […]

Warrior, King, and Peacemaker

Reading: Psalm 46 This morning as I write, there are some extremely controversial nuclear negotiations going on in Geneva, Switzerland. The US is backing what Israel terms a “bad deal” with Iran to allow it to continue building nuclear weapons aimed at annihilating Israel. Many attempt to ignore Iran’s true desires in the name of […]

“Et tu, Brute?” (Part 2 of 2)

In case you missed it, here is Part 1. (Context: In looking at the concept of betrayal and treason, we look at the famed story of the Judas’ Kiss, focusing in on whether or not Judas would’ve been seen as a traitor before the event took place. The significance of this is great, for if he […]

A Call to Embrace Suffering (Part 2 of 3)

In case you missed it, here is Part 1. (Context: Paul is told by the Holy Spirit to go to Jerusalem, where he would suffer; others receive the same prophecy about him, but interpret it as a bad omen, that he should not go to Jerusalem because he would suffer. Who is right?) I distinctly […]

God of the Storm (Daily Devotional)

Today’s Reading: Genesis 8. I love the story of Jesus walking on water found in the Gospels. How in two instances he (aside from scaring the living daylights out of His disciples) walks over the Sea of Galilee. It was docile to His touch, the rolling waves lifted and fell, yet He didn’t fall, nor […]