God Spared My Son

God Spared My Son

After two hours of sleep Cindy, David–our middle son–and I  caught an Alaska Airlines flight from Portland to Oakland. After landing we picked up a rental car and drove to Eden Medical Center in Castro Valley CA. Around noon Ryan’s doctor explained that the bleeding in his brain had stopped–good news. But the blood had […]

Does God Arrange Your Schedule?

Does God Arrange Your Schedule?

God arranged Jesus’ schedule so he could fulfill his mission: “To seek and save the Lost” (Luke  19:10). And he does the same for us. Here’s how it worked for Jesus: One day as he walked to Jericho he encountered a Pharisee who thanked God he wasn’t a sinner like other men, “or even like […]

Two Seconds That Will Change Your Mind

Two Seconds That Will Change Your Mind

The moment you’re conscious of an unwanted thought you’ve got two seconds to kick it and replace it with another one. If you do this, your brain will treat the initial thought as vapor and it won’t form a neural pathway. Paul wrote, “No  temptation has overtaken you except what is common to mankind. And […]

Personal Update From Bill Perkins

Personal Update From Bill Perkins

Cindy is Sick She suffers from a rare and incurable illness which if not treated quickly and aggressively could cause life-altering side-effects. Until last month Cindy had never been admitted to a hospital except to give birth to our three sons. That’s why when her shoulders and hips began to hurt we weren’t concerned. She […]