When Floods Come

Yesterday, March 28, 2014, marked the fifth anniversary of the crest of the record-smashing Red River Valley Flood. Our home, located as it is in the Oakport Township just north of Moorhead, Minnesota, and Fargo, North Dakota, was right in the middle of one of the “ground zeroes” that were randomly scattered¬† up and down READ MORE

What My Eyes Long For: A Reprise

For the past few months I have deeply embedded myself within the pages of Psalm 119. I love what I’m reading. For too many years I have zipped through it, typically striving to get the Bible read in a year, thereby really flying over some pieces so quickly that I never truly survey what is READ MORE

Prayers Welcome for Red River Valley — Again

UPDATE (APRIL 2, 2010): God heard our prayers. The community saw the waters rise to potentially disastrous heights, but God’s hand kept it from rising higher, God’s wisdom empowered our leaders to help us prepare well, and God’s mercy fell upon us all, granting us strength, courage, stamina, and patience. Our community came together prior READ MORE