Feet Like That of Jesus: A Poem for the New Year

Father, give me feet like that of the Savior’s, That tread faithfully down the servant’s path. May they be fit for your honor and reputation, Supporting a frame that builds what only lasts. In the wake of the dust they create, May love be sown around. And may it be that many will follow, As they aim toward Heaven’s ground. (C) […]

A Simple Practice for the New Year

I got the kindest email yesterday from a woman deeply grateful for how God is using our church family to change her life. She also asked me for some counsel on how to draw closer to the Lord during these next few days that she has off from work. Wonderful question! Here is my response. Perhaps it can encourage you, […]

Fresh Wind for the Weary

Tucked away in the book of Isaiah is a personal note offered by the preincarnate Lord Jesus regarding his calling among men. It speaks to God’s faithful provision in a world desperate for hope and spiritual healing. Isaiah 50:4 begins with these descriptive words: The Sovereign LORD has given me an instructed tongue, to know the word that sustains the weary. Immediately […]

Yesterday: From Oswald Chambers

As the final page of 2009 opened up before me I stumbled upon the final page of Oswald Chamber’s classic My Utmost for His Highest and found this timely and encouraging exhortation. Read it carefully, and let it be for you a worthy word for this season of transition from what was to what will be [taken from Oswald Chambers’ […]