Spiritual Development

Where Is Our Pilgrim Spirit

“I was shocked and couldn’t believe it.  I wish I had been warned.  Maybe you can write about it on your blog.  Someone has to let people know.”  These are the words shared with me this past week from a mother seeking to raise her daughter in a world far from God.  With delight in… Continue reading Where Is Our Pilgrim Spirit

Spiritual Development

Growing Pains-Why Does It Take Pain To Get Us To Listen?

It took just a few short weeks before his knees began to cry out.   STOP! He had put his whole heart, strength, and skill into preparing and working out for the upcoming spring football season.  But somewhere along the way, his knees said no.  This was devastating.  After waiting all his life to play… Continue reading Growing Pains-Why Does It Take Pain To Get Us To Listen?

Spiritual Development

When Your Child Gets Lost

It was a hot July summer morning.  Scott, the children (ages 5, 4, 2 and 1) and I were at a church with two other churches and youth groups.  People were buzzing around everywhere.  Youth were playing ball in the gym and running up and down the stairs to the classrooms and into the lobby.… Continue reading When Your Child Gets Lost