Posts from January 2015



Chris and I spent a whirlwind 36 hours up in Boston on Saturday and Sunday visiting a dear missionary friend of ours. She taught with me in Bolivia and shares my fervor for God’s redemptive power and the struggle for justice on Earth. We attended the Sunday morning service at her church, which we’d visited…



This morning we read the devotional from “My Utmost for His Highest”, a daily devotional I’ve mentioned before. Today’s topic of discussion was “Vision and Darkness”. Chambers made the suggestion that God’s gift of vision is not always followed with action, it is many times followed with silence, darkness, and waiting. “When God gives you…


New Year

Call me a skeptic, but I’ve never been an enthusiastic patron of New Year’s resolutions. I’ve also never really gotten the hang of “giving up” something for Lent. What I see these two yearly rituals having in common is the temporary decision of repentance put off for a specific time. I don’t intend to demean…