The Essence of Faith

“To trust in spite of the look of being forsaken; to keep crying out into the vast, whence comes no returning voice, and where seems no hearing; to see the machinery of the world pauselessly grinding on as if self-moved, caring for no life, nor shifting a hair-breadth for all entreaty, and yet believe that … [Read more…]

One Final Lesson from the Slopes

Lesson 7: Sometimes all you can do is focus on what lies immediately in front of you. Four of the best years of our ministry were spent at a church where my husband’s age-group responsibilities included 7th graders through college students. One of the “responsibilities” in the job description was to take the college students … [Read more…]

Lessons from the Slopes, Part 2

If you missed Part 1, you can check it out here. Lesson 4: Sometimes someone much stronger has to get you off the mountain. One of the most fascinating examples of skiing I ever witnessed occurred at the end of the day. I’d just gotten off the lift, ready for the final run, when I … [Read more…]