Month: March 2020

Choosing to Do My Part

I was recently asked, “Why are people who are being prayed for still getting sick and even dying?” With the COVID-19 pandemic hammering people’s sense of control of their lives, many are giving prayer a try. But what if it doesn’t work? What if… Continue Reading “Choosing to Do My Part”

Choosing To Not Test God

“He will order His angels to protect you.” These words from Psalm 91 are a great comfort for many people right now. It says in verse 6, “Do not dread the disease that stalks in darkness, nor the disaster that strikes at midday” (NLT).… Continue Reading “Choosing To Not Test God”

Choosing to Love, John 3:16 Style

I first wrote the words “I love you” in a note to a girl whenI was in the 5th grade. It felt good. And the feeling was evenbetter when I received a note back with the same words. A core belief tookshape in me.… Continue Reading “Choosing to Love, John 3:16 Style”

Choosing to Not Take the Bait

In every house I’ve lived, sooner or later, we have to deal with pests. We’ve battled everything from snakes to bats, all looking to make a home with us. But of course, the most common little pest has been the mouse. Unfortunately for him,… Continue Reading “Choosing to Not Take the Bait”

Choosing to Be a Fighter

Though I could be quiet and reserved as a child, I wasn’t passive. I got into quite a few fights—the kind that involved punching, slapping, kicking and bloody noses. Before you form a mental picture of me as a delinquent or hooligan, I can… Continue Reading “Choosing to Be a Fighter”