How to Survive a Mediterranean Cruise and Hard Times

St. Paul's Bay is beautiful. Wouldn't it have been something to walk with Paul on the shoreline? But that's not exactly how the story goes. The final segment of the book of Acts records quite a struggle. Paul is arrested for preaching Christ in chapter 21. He then is tried before the Roman tribune, the … Continue reading How to Survive a Mediterranean Cruise and Hard Times

Meeting Challenges of Life

Have you ever, been up sick all night to be greeted before dawn with room full of hungry children needing your attention? Have you ever made it home on your last teaspoon of gas only to get 3 bills you can't pay and a notification of an overdraft on your account? Have you ever realized … Continue reading Meeting Challenges of Life

How To Handle Tragedies

No one expected the Boston Marathon to end in tragedy. No one expected the Twin Towers to fall. No one expected the shootings. Unfortunately, tragedy has become a routine part of our experience. Dealing with any tragedy is difficult, but God gives us tools to both endure and overcome tragedies in our lives. We need … Continue reading How To Handle Tragedies

Questions for When We Hurt

When we hurt... Is God still in control? Palm 46:10, "Be still and know that I am God. I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth! The Lord of hosts is with us; the God of Jacob is our refuge." Is God still working? Romans 8:28, "And we know … Continue reading Questions for When We Hurt