Monthly Archives: December 2012

In Christ, Time is Your Friend

The new year brings conflicting thoughts. Since naturally we want good things to come our way, we look to the months ahead with hope for our plans, desires, and dreams. Perhaps they will all come to pass! At the same … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

What Gollum Teaches Us about Christmas

Here is the children’s message I gave this evening at our Christmas Eve service: Do you know what a “prized possession” is? It’s the one thing you own that you love more than anything else. Do you have a prized … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Fun Run – Alaska Style

What kind of fool runs 13 miles in minus 10 degree weather? This kind! Family friends had asked us if we’d be interested in joining them for a fun run on this day, and though the idea sounded nuts – … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 7 Comments

Good Read – “To the Golden Shore” by Courtney Anderson

Sometimes God seems providentially to put a certain book into your hands for you to read. That happened to me with To the Golden Shore. I first saw it on a missions reading list provided by the OPC‘s Committee on Foreign Missions … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Helpless – A Christmas Meditation

As sinners, we are masters of self-delusion. And one of our favorite illusions is the idea that we have within ourselves the power and ability to overcome our deepest problems. Why do we flatter ourselves this way? I suppose one … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment