MOTHERS – WE LOVE AND HONOR YOU!

In some circles, it has become socially chic to downplay or even demean Mother’s Day. Don’t buy into it. Honoring mothers is a higher road to take even if our personal journey has been painful. Moms, we love you and we are so grateful for the sacrifices you made to...
THE KEY OF FAVOR

THE KEY OF FAVOR

In all my years, the one thing I have seen that can open doors of opportunity in the most profound ways has been the extension of favor when favor was not expected. Favor is a key with supernatural power.  Favor has been defined as gracious and kind or an action...
BEFORE THEY ASK

BEFORE THEY ASK

During the 1990s, Jan and I were based in Berlin, Germany with an assignment to serve the nations of Eastern Europe, nations that were previously under the rule of the old Soviet Union. Those nations were recovering from decades of dominance under the hard fist of...

SEEING THE OLD ROADS

When I was a young boy traveling with our family my dad would occasionally call out to my brother and me, “Look! There’s the old road.” What my father was pointing out were the abandoned stretches of old highways that had become either a frontage road leading to...

AN ENTRUSTING LOVE

When my future son-in-law was approaching the moment when he would propose to my daughter, he wanted to meet with me. I had a hunch he was going to ask for Anna’s hand. When Jared arrived at our place, we headed up to the mountain trails above our home. After 20...