Devotional: Home-Coming

When I was little, I loved the idea of Heaven, but wasn’t so sure about the Second Coming.  All the pictures of Heaven were breathtaking—tropical fruit and flowers, exotic animals, Jesus and angels, sparkling gold and shimmering light.  But…all the pictures of the Second Coming were really scary—dark, billowy clouds with smoking cities in the background, the…

Devotional: Give Me the Hill Country

In the book of Joshua, you’ll find an interesting “rest-of-the-story” for a guy named Caleb. In case you need a reminder, Caleb and Joshua were the only two out of the 12 spies who didn’t freak out about the giants in the Promised Land.  But unfortunately, the majority won, and they had to wander around in the wilderness for…