What to expect when God talks to you

Have you ever wondered what it’s like for God to talk to someone? What would he say? What is God interested in talking about? Certainly not the weather, or who won the game, or what was on TV last night…but what? Five men found out. The first was a nomad named Abram (later renamed Abraham). The Lord had said to Abram, “Leave your native country, your … Continue reading What to expect when God talks to you

Faith muscle

After getting in to Trinity and winning a scholarship, I had that “on top of the world” feeling for about three weeks. But reality has begun to set in, and despite God’s obvious hand in the process there are still some big unanswered questions. Yes, my tuition and housing are covered, but how are we going to afford food? And clothing? And diaper wipes? And all the … Continue reading Faith muscle

Don’t let fear stop you from yogurt

One of my boys has the bad habit of saying “No” to trying anything new. For instance, a couple days ago I tried to show him how to pour his own water. He was immediately resistant. I tried to gently hold his hands on the pitcher. “We’ll do it together,” I said. He pulled his hands away. That’s not the end of the story because … Continue reading Don’t let fear stop you from yogurt