Messed up in Guatemala

“I thank my God every time I remember you. In all my prayers for all of you, I always pray with joy because of your partnership in the gospel from the first day until now, being confident of this, that he who began a good work in you will carry it on to completion until the day of Christ Jesus” (Philippians 1:3-6

Having church in a ballpark

“Do good things for the city where I sent you as captives. Pray to the Lord for the city where you are living, because if good things happen in the city, good things will happen to you also” (Jeremiah 29:7 NCV). We had church at the ballpark last night. I’ve agreed to be the team chaplain for

Sons becoming fathers

“Your sons will take the place of your fathers…” (Psalm 45:16 NIV). “He must manage his own family well, having children who respect and obey him. For if a man cannot manage his own household, how can he take care of God’s church?” (1 Timothy 3:4-5 NLT). I sat out on my deck one evening this

The mystery of marriage

“Therefore a man shall leave his father and mother and hold fast to his wife, and the two shall become one flesh. This mystery is profound, and I am saying that it refers to Christ and the church. However, let each one of you love his wife as himself, and let the wife see that she

Family Feud

“Eli’s sons were wicked men; they had no regard for the Lord” (1 Samuel 2:12 NIV). Eli was the High Priest of Israel. He was also a judge in the days before they had a king. Born into the line of Aaron, by all accounts he was a good priest and judge. Yet, as a father, he