Listen and Respond

Listen and Respond

Did you know that miracles still happen?  Before I tell you about the miracles I’ve witnessed, let me tell you about the 3,000 miracles that occurred about 2,000 years ago in Acts 2. It was just fifty days after Jesus had died and only ten days after he ascended to...
The List

The List

Have you ever noticed the physical phenomenon that occurs when you think about all the things for which you are thankful? The other morning while still in bed, I started to list my blessings from God. First on my list was ‘knowing God.’ By the time I’d listed numbers...
How Good Do You Have to be?

How Good Do You Have to be?

by Sondra Peters After reading a Bible story to my nine-year old nephew, Jayden wanted to know who was going to be in the Kingdom.  I said, “Those who choose to be.” He said, “You mean good people?” I said, “The people in the Kingdom will be those who want to follow...
Is this the only day of salvation?

Is this the only day of salvation?

by Wong Mein Kong The following is from the Malaysian Plain Truth Magazine. I found this pivotal in understanding the position of the un-believer.  It was written by Wong Mein Kong, Grace Communion International’s Regional Director of Southeast Asia.  (Grace Communion...
Where Is God When You Need Him?

Where Is God When You Need Him?

Where Is God When You Need Him? Let me ask you this, where was God when Adam and Eve sinned? God was with Adam and Eve when everything was fresh and new and good.  He was with them when they were at their worst, when they disobeyed Him and believed Him to be a liar. ...
Reckless Love

Reckless Love

There is a worship song out now called Reckless Love.  When I first heard it, I was puzzled over the term reckless. How could that possibly describe God’s love? Reckless is a negative term, meaning careless and a lack of caution!  I chewed on this for a while and I...

Nudges from God

Does an idea ever pop into your mind that makes you think, “Where in the world did that come from?”    I am usually caught off guard when I’m hit with one of these thoughts because (A.) it’s a brilliant idea and/or (B) it is an idea that if I am to pull it off, it’s...

I See Big Buts

No, I didn’t misspell “butt” and I am not trying to insult anyone. I am simply stating a fact; we all have big buts in our lives. Last week, Sondra talked about “nudges from God” and how He will often give us guidance and direction for decisions and choices we should...

Artist Among Us

My creative process takes me by surprise sometimes. My response to the world around me has always been from underneath, or sideways or from inside out. I am interested in what we hold as important and what we don’t. I muse at the skeletons left behind from our...