Conntecting the Dots

Posts Tagged: Acts

The Name of Jesus—Our Key to Victory and Hope

  A recent news broadcast said that a Texan community of 4300 has seen an outbreak of HIV/AIDS due to drug addicts sharing needles. It seems approximately 130 people have contracted the disease in the past half year. The broadcast also said that local believers, recognizing the spiritual element to this epidemic, have decided to… [ read more ]

Doing as the Father Says

My three preschool grandkids provide lots of in-house entertainment. Last week, for instance, I told my three-year-old granddaughter that I was getting ready to fly far away on a big plane again. She said, “Are you going to tell other people about Jesus?” “Well, on this trip I’ll be teaching people how to write books,”… [ read more ]

See the Opportunity

Traveling by plane as often as I do provides lots of opportunities to speak with fellow passengers. When I engage in a conversation, I’ll admit that my spiritual antennae are up, looking for ways to share God’s love. Often, the other person makes a comment that makes for a perfect lead-in. Last December, a lady… [ read more ]

Behind the Scenes

My last blog talked about God’s active involvement in our lives. Personally, I find huge encouragement in knowing He’s at work behind the visible scenes and is in control of every detail. My challenge comes in remembering (and appreciating) that truth when life seems topsy-turvy. I wonder if that’s how Joseph felt when he was… [ read more ]