Month: March 2010


The crucible is for silver, and the furnace is for gold, and the Lord tests hearts.  Proverbs 17:3 In order for precious metals to become truly [...]

Learning Compassion

There's this kid in school who, has a lot of trouble behaving well. One day, I wondered to myself, "I wonder what it's like to be in his shoes?"  It kind of [...]

Play Practice

Every school day, one of the things our family prays for is that we'll share our faith in a winsome way.  This week, I started working with some classmates [...]

Now or Later

One of the ideas that God has been keeping in front of me lately is that often He gives us an assignment or a direction to head but doesn't give us any [...]

My Step of Faith

Ok, at school we have this  student-led group called Impact.  This year, same as last, I am a leader.  So, we have been trying to make Impact a place where [...]

A Good Reminder

Today I got a reminder of a truth that is a comfort. I was reading one of the short devotionals I include in my quiet time and came across this: The [...]

People Can Change

Mark 16:8  "They went out and fled..and said nothing to anyone for they were afraid." Mark 16:20 "And they went out and preached everywhere, while the Lord [...]

Why Me?

Now, don’t be afraid, this is not a pity party for all to read. Instead, it’s a confession of wonderment – why would God have picked me? Why does God [...]