Get Ready

In March of last year, Jan and I sensed the Lord asking us to step back from what we had been doing and enter a time of sabbatical. The timing, by the wisdom of the Lord, aligned with the national time of closure and lockdown. Our sabbatical was more than a reprieve...

When Only Trust Remains

Last night, Jan and I watched one of those end-of-the-world, apocalyptic films titled Greenland. In the film, a comet is on a collision course with Earth promising to create a near-extinction level event. It was standard and predictable disaster film fare.  In...

The Train of Destiny

What is taking place in your life isn’t a derailment even though it may seem that way. The Lord has laid a new track into new territory requiring a course correction. The old track was not able to lead you to the destination God had originally promised.   You are not...
The Ghost Forests of Our History

The Ghost Forests of Our History

Along the Oregon coast, you can see what is called a ghost forest. The Neskowin Ghost Forest was created 2,000 years ago when the Cascadia Subduction Zone erupted creating a massive earthquake. An entire forest dropped in elevation during the earthquake and was...

Discovering Memorials

There are times in life when we will pass by a significant historical marker that will contain a link to our personal history but at the time we pass it by, its connection to us will remain hidden until revealed.  About 20 years ago, I was driving with a friend...