Welcome 2024!

Welcome 2024!

Every family needs a conscience. I have a child who is the Jiminy Cricket in our family. His youngest sister has affectionately called him “the old soul.” With extra time on his hands while waiting for the new college semester to start, he has filled his time with...
A Bruised Reed

A Bruised Reed

(Guest post by Elisabeth Hemmeter, currently a student at Penn View Bible Institute) Around 2020, I was gifted a tiny succulent that my roommate Danielle and I affectionately named “Ralph.” Normally I’m not much of a potted plant person, but little Ralph was easy to...
Commonplace

Commonplace

Have you ever almost ruined Christmas for someone…Like the time my children went to school and told a classmate that Santa Claus was not real? Last weekend my daughter Abigail testified some Christmas thoughts that I thought might ruin it for someone because...
Until the End

Until the End

This month, my mind has gone to my parents and the light that they are to me in 2023. My father had prayed through that he was supposed to go into World War II.  Then while on a suicide mission, trying to rescue what he thought were stranded Americans, he was...
Are You Worn Out?

Are You Worn Out?

A Little Worn Out? (Abigail preached this at our church last Wednesday.  I wanted to share with you today.) Are you exhausted? In Isaiah 35, God says, “I’m going to make the desert bloom.  If you’re thirsty, I’m going to give you water.  If you’re confused, I’m...