Category: Serving Him

The Good Shepherd

I know a man who works just outside the center of Philadelphia.  He was telling us about the many homeless and other derelict people who inhabit the streets near where he works.  He is often pan-handled as he makes his…

From nothing

Something from nothing.  That is the way He began our story and it is the way of unfolding ever since.  It’s what we can’t extract, pin-point, or make in a test tube.  It’s elusive, invisible, and yet ~ it’s everything. …

Fake Spring

With so many trees in the city, you could see the spring coming each day until a night of warm wind would bring it suddenly in one morning.  Sometimes the heavy cold rains would beat it back so that it…

Grace ~ What’s the Big Deal?

Why do I talk about grace all the time?  Why the hype?  What’s the big deal? These are questions asked by those who don’t quite understand this truth.  If a person “gets” it, there’s no way he/she can keep quiet…

Going Deeper

A short time after I became a believer a friend gave me a little booklet by Amy Carmichael, called “If”.  It was a tough book for a new Christian to read because it is primarily a series of challenges to…