It has been a humbling day for me as I have gone back and re-read many of the blog entries and the comments you all left during our crisis just a little over a year ago now. I have shed many fresh tears today.
I have to wonder “Was this really happening?” or was it just a grand hoax not unlike the conspiracy theorists who believe that the first moon landing was a staged thing.
But then I step back, take a deep breath, feel the top of my skull with three large divots still there, the permanent scar that runs down the middle of my chest, and look at the pictures and it is undeniable. But from my perspective now it seems like an out of body experience.
Continue reading Taking our story of God’s faithfulness to Romania
This past Saturday evening April 24, 2010, we received a phone call from our 16 year old son Benjamin, visibly shaken, stating that he had just hit a cow with the car one mile north of Earlham just across the road from our church.
Continue reading My Son Benjamin Killed A Cow With A Camry
Charles H. Spurgeon (1834-1892)
Charles Haddon Spurgeon (1834-1892) is known to the world as the “Prince of Preachers.” Over the course of his illustrious career he preached more than 3,000 sermons. Spurgeon was converted to Christ at the age of 15 and preached his first sermon at the age of 16. The next year he became a pastor. By the time he was in his early twenties he was preaching to more than 10,000 people each week in London.
Continue reading Gethsemane: A Glorious Garden and the “go to” Place in Times of Trial