Don’t Be Afraid

1-25-20 Today’s psalm: “The Lord is my light and my salvation.  Of whom should I be afraid?” The verse on the cover of my new journal, Joshua 1:9: “Be strong and courageous, do not be afraid; do not be discouraged.  For the Lord your God … Continue readingDon’t Be Afraid

Letting God Open Doors

1-9-2020 Recently, Silvio and I were faced with some obstacles in the way we felt that God was calling us to do ministry. We tried hard to fight against those obstacles. But then we experienced the Holy Spirit nudging us to settle down. As Dad … Continue readingLetting God Open Doors

Called with Power

1-8-20 I am so struck by the way Jesus called his closest disciples, his closest friends. When he called them, he did so by giving them a miracle. A “sign.” He wanted them to come face to face with a tiny bit of his glory–it … Continue readingCalled with Power

Home on the Range

One of the most special ways that my family spends time together is making music. When we’re home, we’ll each play a different instrument and we have great fun improvising, moving with the music, delightfully unexpected things happening in our playing. But we also like … Continue readingHome on the Range

Posted on

Dashing to His Cross

This was one of the most special commissions I’ve ever had. When I paint something, it’s very often something that was inspired in my prayer. What’s really neat is that a lot of people who ask me to paint something for them request an idea … Continue readingDashing to His Cross

Posted on