There is a common spirit in America today of despair and ingratitude. For all of our problems, there is much for which all Americans can be very grateful.
12:1 You will say in that day: “I will give thanks to you, O Lord, for though you were angry with me, your anger turned away, that you might comfort me. 2 “Behold, God is my salvation; I will trust, and will not be afraid; for the Lord God is my strength and my song, […]
I just posted a note on Facebook about my father-in-law who is at the Mayo Clinic. He’s in the late stages of COPD. I never thought that my wife and I would be facing a parent’s declining health at our age. But here we are, and today as I was reading Psalm 136 I was […]
My wife and kids are visiting her family this weekend. It was a pretty spontaneously planned visit and with my work as an interim pastor, along with working for Serve Our Youth Network, it is hard to get away on weekends. They’ll be back Monday (provided weather is ok) and they left yesterday. I’ve been […]
We are in the season of Thanksgiving,but I wonder how many of us take time throughout the year to be truly thankful? How many truly amazing things are happening all around you, but you miss because you have your eyes on the immediate? My personality makes me want to see instant and fantastic movement and […]
Literally… I had a little adventure on Saturday. SOY had it’s 2nd annual Family Fun Day in Pella at the Vermeer Pavilion. I had the kids with me since Cheryl had to work. They had fun while I ran the skeeball game for kids and also took some video. It was a good day. Throughout […]