Where To Find Courage

Where To Find Courage

Courage is the ability to face difficulty, danger, or pain without crippling fear.  And because life presents us with difficulty, danger and pain we all have opportunities to demonstrate courage.  Like when we face the prospect of failing a test, losing a job, hearing back from the doctor about a suspicious growth, discovering one of […]

Don’t Pray for More Power. Pray for This.

Don’t Pray for More Power. Pray for This.

When Paul prayed for the Ephesians he didn’t ask God to give them more power.  Instead, he prayed they would comprehend the power available to them.  Specifically, he asked God to enable them to understand that they have access to the same power God used when he raised Jesus from the dead and seated him […]

Johnny Lingo’s Eight Cow Wife

Johnny Lingo’s Eight Cow Wife

Patricia McGeer tells the story of a journey to the island of Kiniwata in the Pacific. While on the island she repeatedly heard stories about Johnny Lingo–the brightest, strongest and richest man on the island. Every time his name surfaced people laughed. When Patricia asked why she was told that he had paid eight cows […]