Early this morning I went into the garage, looked at all the stuff, and shook my head with worry. A few hours later I went to an informational session hosted by the seminary’s placement office. The placement director spoke about the surprises that are certain to come on Call Day (the day when fourth year […]

“Jesus told them another parable: “The kingdom of heaven is like a man who sowed good seed in his field. But while everyone was sleeping, his enemy came and sowed weeds among the wheat, and went away. When the wheat sprouted and formed heads, then the weeds also appeared. “The owner’s servants came to him […]

The Lord turned and looked straight at Peter. Then Peter remembered the word the Lord had spoken to him: “Before the rooster crows today, you will disown me three times.” And he went outside and wept bitterly. Luke 22:61­62 Imagine what it would feel like if Jesus had made direct eye contact with you right […]

Your love, Lord, reaches to the heavens, your faithfulness to the skies. Your righteousness is like the highest mountains, your justice like the great deep. You, Lord, preserve both people and animals. Continue your love to those who know you, your righteousness to the upright in heart. – Psalm 36:5-6,10 When was the last time you saw a mountain? When […]

Love one another with brotherly affection. Outdo one another in showing honor. Do not be slothful in zeal, be fervent in spirit, serve the Lord. Rejoice in hope, be patient in tribulation, be constant in prayer. Contribute to the needs of the saints and seek to show hospitality. Bless those who persecute you; bless and […]

Praise the Lord, all nations! Extol him, all peoples! For great is his steadfast love toward us, and the faithfulness of the Lord endures forever. Praise the Lord! – Psalm 117 Your fun fact for today is that Psalm 117 is the shortest Psalm in the Bible. It is only 2 verses long. (In case […]

Our son and his kids visited from the UK for a “getting to know you” week as 6 cousins and 8 adults reconnected. Stories of yesterday reflected memories of generations past. Talk of tomorrow anticipated possibilities. Sophie touched the St. Louis Arch after making a model of it for her school project in London. Riding […]