My God Alphabet—N: Never Failing

My God Alphabet—N: Never Failing

Think for a moment about all the gifted athletes throughout the world who train every day for years with the goal of making it to the Olympics and winning the gold medal. Their motivation, dedication, and training brought them to an elite level of competition as they...
My God Alphabet—M: Miracle Maker

My God Alphabet—M: Miracle Maker

“I cannot deny what I have seen with my own eyes.” Many people who saw Jesus in action voiced similar words when confronted by religious and secular governing officials. These people saw Jesus bring sight to those who were blind, healing to those who were...
My God Alphabet— L: Loving Listener

My God Alphabet— L: Loving Listener

“Can anyone hear me? Is anyone listening?” is a cry that is poured out millions of times, in many places, every day on this planet. At the bedside of a loved one in a hospital, in a lonely apartment, and in countless other circumstances and venues, people long for...
My God Alphabet—K: King

My God Alphabet—K: King

In recent years the level of verbal assaults and incivility among the governing parties of the United States has dramatically increased. At the heart of this war of words are two drastically different world-views that fuel the desire for governing power to advance...
My God Alphabet— J: Judge (and Advocate!)

My God Alphabet— J: Judge (and Advocate!)

My son and I stood before the traffic court judge, nervously awaiting his decision.  This event took place many years ago. You see, my son was ticketed for speeding on a lonely country road in West-Central Minnesota on his way home from a weekend away with our...
My God Alphabet—I: Initiator

My God Alphabet—I: Initiator

Three words stand out seven times in Genesis 1, the first chapter of the Bible: “And God said…” These words are important because they are the “how it was done” follow-up to the very first verse in the Bible: “In the beginning God...