Devotional: The Piano Guy

Recently I enjoyed a lovely family vacation near Lincoln City, Oregon. It was amazing. The view of the beach and the ocean beyond, the sound of the waves, ever-shifting weather-scapes, and of course quality time with family all contributed to an incredible setting to celebrate Christmas. Good memories were made. It felt a little like…

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: Home for Christmas

Nothing like a good Christmas song to make the season bright: “I’ll be home for Christmas…if only in my dreams.”  Most of you are not home for Christmas, and some of you are not even sure where home is, after years of mission service and perhaps a lot of moving.  But there’s just something about Christmas…