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To Be His

by Karen Huber “But now, by giving himself completely at the Cross, actually dying for you, Christ brought you over to God’s side and put your lives together, whole and holy in his presence. You don’t walk away from a gift like that! You stay grounded and steady in that bond of trust, constantly tuned in to…

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A Long Conversation

“It was for this He called you through our gospel, that you may gain the glory of our Lord Jesus Christ.” (2 Thessalonians 2:14, NAS95) I’ve had an extended conversation with God about calling and purpose. I did not recognize it in full at the start. At the outset, a question stood out: what in…

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Called to Unity

I therefore, a prisoner for the Lord, urge you to walk in a manner worthy of the calling to which you have been called, with all humility and gentleness, with patience, bearing with one another in love, eager to maintain the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.” (Ephesians 4:1-3, ESV) I’ve had…

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Open Ears

by Fred Swartz “And his ears were opened, his tongue was released, and he spoke plainly.” (Luke 7:35, ESV) My wife was talking recently as she has several times in the past about how much she dislikes phone calls now, at least for relatively mundane communication. Life with 7 children is, well, loud, so phone…

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