Devotional – The Countdown

In June, in a moment of brilliance, I started a countdown. With the water-cooler breaking down multiple times, it was time to cast our eyes on better days to come…in the new building. The North American Division has been on the path to moving out from the General Conference Headquarters since it’s official inception in…

Devotional – Stay Faithful

The meditative special music was over and the organ had started up the “time-for-lunch” tune. I had turned to talk to my friends next to me about an afternoon hike when the elderly lady on my other side reached out to greet us. I did not know her, but had enjoyed her presence through the…

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…