Devotional – Praying for Others

  In the last few months I’ve been experimenting with prayer. I hope that doesn’t sound too scary, but I think I have taken prayer for granted often in my life. It’s been incredibly helpful during times on the battlefield (aka mission field) or other challenging times in life, and I’ve learned a lot through…

Devotional – Upstream

“MOSES! COME! Please…come…” I whimpered, exhausted and near tears as I jumped through thickets and over large rocks on the edge of the river. What if he drowns? Why does he keep swimming upstream? I can tell he’s getting tired! What started out as a little walk to the river had turned into rescue episode…

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…