Monthly Archives: October 2013

God has a plan

Jeremiah 29:11-14 is one of my favorite passages of scripture. The first time I remember reading it was when Harry and I were young adults serving in Italy. I think we were about 25 years old with a 13 month old … Continue reading

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The Common Good… what’s that?

In my journey with Nehemiah, I cant help but notice that every paragraph of chapter three begins with the  detail that everyone is working side by side for the common good. The concept of common good was actually introduced at … Continue reading

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It takes a whole village…

It’s time for true confessions… Nehemiah Chapter 3 is one of those chapters that I would skip over when I was on one of those “read your Bibles through in a year” programs. It is kind of like the book … Continue reading

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Help is just a shimmering word away….

Psalm 46:1-3 God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in times of trouble. therefore I will not fear, though the earth give way and the mountains fall into the heart of the sea, though its waters roar and … Continue reading

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