Watching A Dream Flourish

Sunday Morning at Woodland while worshipping with our congregation a deep joy flowed through me. Eric, one of our young men home for the Thanksgiving weekend, led us in worship. Behind him was another student, Noah, home from Valley Forge, was playing guitar. Eric's parents were singing and Noah's Dad was playing bass. It was…Read more Watching A Dream Flourish

Two Students and a Book I’m Reading

Two of our students stopped to visit with me in my study at Woodland, last week.  Listening to them was deeply gratifying (one is a graduating high school and the other just completed their first year of college).  Their life plans center around their desire to love God with all of their hearts.  I've watched them grow up for…Read more Two Students and a Book I’m Reading

Joy and Disappointment in Two Weeks

Two weeks ago I was running the hills of Georgia, visiting with our parents, and playing with my grandchildren in North Carolina. One day I ran a steep hilly course that challenges me. Although my time will never threaten anyone, Beth Gilday's inspires me with her faith and prayers to keep running. Springtime in the…Read more Joy and Disappointment in Two Weeks

Self-Discipline: Our Motivation

The gift of self-discipline gives hope of enjoying good success in life.  Jesus’ life reveals what biblical self-discipline and good success are.  2 Timothy 1:7 teaches us that the God gives to His people the power to live a self-disciplined life.  “For God has not given us a spirit of fear and timidity, but of…Read more Self-Discipline: Our Motivation