Stephen

(This week I’ve included the original song ”I Will Love you” for you to enjoy. I appreciate your support and help in telling others about this blog) http://chrisatkins.net/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/I-Will-Love-You-2.mp3 The news lately has been dominated by an...

The Compass

(This week I’ve included the original song “Holy Longing” for you to enjoy. I appreciate your support and help in telling others about this blog) http://chrisatkins.net/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Holy-Longing.mp3 This year has been one of big changes, especially...

Rescue Part 2

(This is the second of two posts on this topic. I’ve included the original song “Rescue Me” to accompany these blogs) In my last post, I recounted the time I almost drown as a young child but was rescued by God’s grace through some quick-thinking family and friends. ...

Rescue Part 1

(This is the first of two posts on this topic. I’ve included the original song “Rescue Me” to accompany these blogs) http://chrisatkins.net/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/Rescue-Me.mp3 When I was 2 years old, my parents took our family to a company picnic. The owner of...

Undying Love

Last week I read with heartbreak about a well-known singer who had taken his own life.  As I read the statement from his grieving family, I prayed for his wife and children who are struggling to make sense of the death of their beloved husband and father. I was...

Ten lessons in the waiting

Last week was a roller coaster ride for our family. One day we were riding high on the realization that we had a purchase agreement on our Minnesota house and could move forward with plans for a new home in Florida and our ministry there.  Two days later we were in...