For the Beauty of the Earth

It’s another beautiful Saturday here in Wake Forest. I’ve had this song floating around in my head – my spirit really – most of the morning. John Rutter’s “For the Beauty of the Earth.” For the beauty of the earth For the beauty of the skies For the love which from our birth Over and around us lies Over and around us lies Lord of … Continue reading For the Beauty of the Earth

when God’s idea of what we need isn’t exactly ours!

…our dogma must always be in question, because our knowing is always incomplete. So long as we are open to growing, and always approaching the scriptures with humility, and so long as we are intentionally pursuing a closer walk with Jesus, then we will consistently be amazed. Continue reading when God’s idea of what we need isn’t exactly ours!

35 years in, and still charged with enthusiasm!

This weekend marks 35 years since Rebekah knelt at the front of Trinity Presbyterian Church in Pensacola, where a great cloud of witnesses laid hands on her, and prayed that God would do some amazing things through her calling. When she rose to her feet she was an ordained Minister of Word and Sacrament. Enter his gates with thanksgiving     and his courts with praise;     give thanks … Continue reading 35 years in, and still charged with enthusiasm!

stop at this post if you could use some life and encouragement…

ou’ll notice today’s feature image is of our home; it’s the physical equivalent of what I hope to teach through this blog – a beacon of light pointing to life and grace and promise. This little house, nestled in the woods at the end of a cul-de-sac, is the retreat center and sanctuary where Rebekah and I are equipped to live “the life that is truly life” in a practical sense from day to day. Continue reading stop at this post if you could use some life and encouragement…