Still Waiting

One of the greatest evidences of our fallenness is our propensity to seek to get from this world what only God can give us. God has given us all things to enjoy (1 Tim. 6:17), but never apart from Him either as the source of our basic satisfaction in life or apart from His direction.…

Waiting Here

The waiting room is a land where time seemingly stands still. It is a place where life is put on hold. In the doctor’s office, it feels like hours have passed, and yet looking at the watch, it’s been only 20 minutes. When we are in the waiting room, it seems as if progress has…

Watch Who You Take Along

Jesus often spoke of faith and told people it was their faith that made them well as he healed them. But here was a little girl already dead – not capable of having faith anymore. Her father, a synagogue official, was distraught and filled with grief that he had not gotten to Jesus in time.…

Considering Purpose

We all have a creative vision and a purpose lurking around in the background of our lives, but often our everyday minds try to keep it out of our consciousness. Our purpose – in a nutshell – is to become who we are meant to become. It is a higher quality of being, a heightened…