Tag Archives: Endurance

Elijah, the Spaghetti Western, and Me

The Lord said, “Go out and stand on the mountain in the presence of theLord, for the Lord is about to pass by.” Then a great and powerful wind tore the mountains apart and shattered the rocks before the Lord, but the Lord was not in the wind. After the … Continue reading

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Good News, Bad News, Encouragement, Call

Nevertheless, I have this against you…. Revelation 2:20 (NIV) I am thirty three years into this faith journey as a follower of Jesus. I’ve come a long way. Jesus led me where I had no desire or expectation of going. … Continue reading

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In Sight of the Journey’s End

I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith. 2 Timothy 4:7 (NIV) For Paul, who languished in a Roman dungeon and put the finishing touches on his letter to Timothy, the proverbial … Continue reading

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Continue

“But as for you, continue in what you have learned and have become convinced of….” 2 Timothy 3:14a (NIV) I regularly refer to my life as a journey. If you don’t know it, the word “wayfarer” (the name of my … Continue reading

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This Has Not Changed

My old self has been crucified with Christ. It is no longer I who live, but Christ lives in me. So I live in this earthly body by trusting in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself … Continue reading

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Back to Reality

Tenderhearted women     have cooked their own children. They have eaten them     to survive the siege. Lamentations 4:1o (NLT) Wendy and I just returned from ten days at the lake. We had a wonderful time with a house full of family … Continue reading

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Times of Rain; Times of Drought

Despair, all you farmers!     Wail, all you vine growers! Weep, because the wheat and barley—     all the crops of the field—are ruined. Joel 1:11 (NLT) Yesterday Wendy and I had meetings in Des Moines and found ourselves driving the familiar … Continue reading

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