Fresh Vision

God gave me a vision over twenty years ago. When you know it’s from God, then the vision remains fresh and vivid every day, even though you may have duties and relationships that require your attention and love. We can do ALL things through Christ who strengthens us.   My wife of forty eight years…

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Some Theology Stinketh

Some Theology Stinketh

When I was a teenager there was a boy at school who had a crush on me. I did not reciprocate those feelings. He got a group of guys together one Saturday night and used over 100 rolls of toilet paper to “decorate” our house. But they also took limburger cheese and smeared it across…

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On Point Prayer

On Point Prayer

When people ask for prayer, I’m sure it is with the best intentions. But the way they ask may not be yielding the best results. I’ve done it, maybe you have too…I’m talking about vague requests or ”the unspoken prayer” petition. Here is the problem with that: faith begins where the will of God is…

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The Storytellers Daughter Pt. 7 (Pearls of Wisdom)

My dad used to tell everyone, “I was born an old man.”  Of course he wasn’t born an old man, but he was born with the wisdom of an old man.  People would come to him with their problems, and my dad would know just the right thing to say.  Sometimes he would pray for…

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When I Grow Up

When I Grow Up

As a child we used our imagination to do the impossible, conquer kingdoms, rescue a princess in distress in a 100-foot tower, save a family from a burning building, or team up with Batman and Robin to capture the Joker or Cat Woman. I know these examples age me but I was once a child.…

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The Storyteller’s Daughter Pt. 4 (Ready to Go)

Someplace between the last day of my seventeenth year and the next day, when I turned eighteen, I grew up.  At least that is the way my dad treated me.  A few days after my eighteenth birthday, I asked him if I should go to music school or Bible school.  He had been telling me…

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The Storyteller’s Daughter Pt. 3 (The Big Move)

God had a change of plans for us, and soon we were moving to Pennsylvania.  I felt sad to leave our church family, but also excited.  My dad was going to pioneer a new church.  We had to live in a tent for a few weeks, but God had a nice ranch house for us…

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