Yap and Back: “Fixing or Loving?”

Anyone who’s been a student in grade school can attest to the fact that there are many different categories of students in a classroom. The most common categories are the high achievers who seem to never get in trouble; the students whose names seem to get exhausted by being chastised by the teacher so much;…

DEVOTIONAL – What’s in Your Cup?

“A tree is identified by its fruit. Figs are never gathered from thornbushes, and grapes are not picked from bramble bushes.” Luke 6:44   I love to make green juice in the morning. My doctor says it feeds the cells in my body so they can function better. I usually put celery, carrots, kale, a…

Devotional – Precious

  I got a cat for Christmas. Well, more of a kitten, at about 10 weeks old. He was a survivor of a broken home. His dad was the neighborhood tom-cat; his mom was the homeless feral from the woods. Both of his siblings didn’t make it. But he did, thanks to his feisty personality…

Devotional – The Mission of Christmas

“So the Word became human and made his home among us. He was full of unfailing love and faithfulness. And we have seen his glory, the glory of the Father’s one and only Son.”   Christmas as a volunteer missionary feels a little different. Maybe it’s hot, and you can’t even dream of a white Christmas.…