Divine Appointments

Is God Speaking to You?

Have you ever wondered if God is listening to your prayers? And if He is, how is He speaking to you? I have been blessed with unmistakable "Divine Appointments" with people that there can be no explanation other than divine. Sometimes these are to encourage me and other times to inspire others. There was a … Continue reading "Is God Speaking to You?"

Imagine What If?

Alternate history or alternative history, sometimes abbreviated as AH, is a genre of fiction consisting of stories in which one or more historical events occur differently. These stories usually contain “what if” scenarios and made me think about the way I approach missions. When I began missions more than a decade ago, I had the … Continue reading “Imagine What If?”

The Compassion and Love of Esther and Phoebe

An author once asked if you were asked to choose ten words to describe yourself, would one of them be compassionate? Then you must ask, what is compassion? Is it merely a feeling? How do we react when a neighbor asks us for help? Do we say, “I will pray for you,” and walk away? … Continue reading “The Compassion and Love of Esther and Phoebe”

The Holy Spirit Glows

A nun living in Mathare taught us about the “Glow of the Holy Spirit” in the middle of the slums of Kenya. There were eleven of us on an amazing trip into the slum of Mathare Valley in Nairobi, Kenya. Mathare is one of the oldest slums in Africa and home to over half a … Continue reading “The Holy Spirit Glows”

From Hopeless to Hope

Do you ever feel alone in your life story with no hope? Christ showed us on this trip he is always watching over us, even when things don’t make sense. Isaiah 41:10: So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help … Continue reading “From Hopeless to Hope”

Seeing Jesus in the Emergency Room

My blog last week described a divine encounter in the ER while I was searching for my faith. Now that I know Jesus, when I see suffering, whether on the mission field with Teach To Transform or in the ER, I try to look through the eyes of Jesus. I have been blessed to work … Continue reading “Seeing Jesus in the Emergency Room”

Finding Faith in the Emergency Room

Happy New Year, everyone! I know many of you will make resolutions that eventually fade over time. I would like to challenge you to seek the Lord in 2018 with daily devotion. If we open our eyes to see what the Lord is showing us and hear Him, then He will reveal His plan for … Continue reading “Finding Faith in the Emergency Room”