Digging Deep: It Matters Where You Dig

Shaded by tall trees on both banks, it was never warm. Even in the stickiness of a hot and humid southern Indiana summer day, the initial chill of the water always seemed to take me by surprise. The creek. Good for skipping rocks, finding minnows, and cooling off. Good for …

A Face-to-Face Encounter with Jesus

Imagine the ripple effect of one decision to pursue a face-to-face encounter with Jesus. After the two days he left for Galilee. (Now Jesus himself had pointed out that a prophet has no honor in his own country.) When he arrived in Galilee, the Galileans welcomed him. They had seen all that …

Reminders of Faithfulness

Sometimes it’s so easy to get caught up in my current unknowns that I find myself forgetful of how I’ve seen God’s faithfulness during times of uncertainty in the past. Recently, I’ve been wrestling with some unknowns and significant decisions, but as God continues to be consistent in His pursuit of …

Snapshot of Hope – Living in Freedom

Recently I was asked if I would be willing to share my personal story of hope at the Festival of Hope, an event put on by Cornerstone of Hope Christian Counseling here in Lima. It was a night designed to raise awareness and support for their office and the work being …