Devotional – Bread

One of my favorite things in the world is home-made bread—straight from the oven. Cooled just enough to slice into it, but still warm enough to melt the butter. So good. Let’s just imagine for a moment a fresh-baked loaf of bread sitting on a kitchen table. The delicious smell draws everyone in the house…

Dr. David Ekkens – Thailand: “Fruitful”

A friend of mine remarked on our “fruit-full life” in Thailand. When I heard that, I said to myself, yes, working here does give us many blessings, not the least of which is the fruit.  Where else, I asked myself, could I enjoy a variety of luscious tropical fruits year round? Certainly not in Tennessee…

Devotional: Offensive Prayer

Imagine a game where your team only played defense. In basketball, you could keep the ball away from your goal, but no one on your team would shoot. In baseball, you could strike everyone out, but your team never got a runner home. Could you win the game with only good defense? When I was…