Travel Light: Stuff

Every time my family gets ready for vacation I get nervous. My nerves are caused by the thought of figuring out how I am possibly going to fit all of our stuff into the car. When I say “our stuff” I really am referring to my wife’s stuff. By her own...

But God!!!

Dwight Moody was born in 1837 to an extremely poor family. His father died when he was a child, leaving his mother to support a large family. Having no other recourse, she sent him off at a young age to work for his food, housing, and education. At 17 Dwight moved to...

From Doubt to Faith

A few years ago I was on a mission team that decided to spend an afternoon at a lake. A Google search informed us that cliff jumping was popular at this lake, so of course we had to check it out. One member of our team had a reputation for being a daredevil. He talked...

Using Our Power

There have been very few times in my life where I’ve felt like I truly powerful. An exception was when I was in college and interned for a Senator. The Senator hosted a huge event, and by some strange fluke I was placed in charge of allowing or denying access to the...

Fuel Your Light

I’ve run out of gas twice in my life. The first time was in high school. I’d learned that if my dad saw my car on empty he would fill it up, so why spend my own valuable money? One time I kept stubbornly driving on empty and Dad never filled it up, leaving me...