Conntecting the Dots

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My One Word for 2017

Several years ago I began the tradition of choosing one special word at the start of a new year. Actually, it’s not so much about me choosing the word—it’s the word I believe God gives me.   One year the word was “joy.” Oh my—I learned a lot about counting difficult experiences as opportunities for… [ read more ]

Another Prayer for 2011

Hey, hey! Here’s a verse that makes an ideal prayer for 2011. Perhaps I’ll tape this one to the bathroom mirror where I’ll see it every morning. “Let me hear of your unfailing love each morning, for I am trusting you. Show me where to walk, for I give myself to you” (Psalm 143:8). Frankly,… [ read more ]

Happy New Year!

Last night was beyond incredible when Urbana ’09 climaxed with approximately 17,000 men and women sharing communion. It was a taste of heaven – men and women representing nations from around the globe celebrating Jesus together. What a way to end 2009 and to ring in the New Year! How did you spend New Year’s… [ read more ]

Remembering Your Journey

Where has life’s journey taken you? Undoubtedly your path has led to a few mountaintops and through a few valleys. In some cases, it’s probably taken an unexpected detour or two – some delightful, others not. If you’re a follower of Jesus Christ, can you identify places along your journey where God has proven Himself… [ read more ]

What Matters Most?

The beginning of a new year is a good time to ponder what really matters. Life gets so busy that it’s easy to be distracted and miss the mark. That’s not the way I want to live, and you probably feel the same way. This morning I read about Enoch — the guy lived to… [ read more ]