Category Archives: Inspiration

Waiting for the Kingdom

Who knows what will happen in this Republican primary or with this presidential election? I’m not sure who I would vote for in 2016. Not to question the character of the current candidates (because I’m not better than them; no … Continue reading

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Why I Wrote Warm Gold

I’ve been asked why I wrote Warm Gold. There are many reasons, and some of them carry more weight than others: To entertain. To tell the story of a place. To relive history. To lift up historical people. To encourage.  … Continue reading

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Saeed’s Coming Home!

As you may have heard, Pastor Saeed Abedini was released from captivity in Iran over the weekend, and is currently in Germany undergoing medical treatment for his severe wounds; later he will return to the United States to be reunited … Continue reading

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True Warrior

It is easy to get discouraged when faced with an insurmountable task. When those dark times come, impossibilities weight the mind with the fear that they’ll never be surmounted. Questions and confusion lurk like terrible shadows, casting a pall over the … Continue reading

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Running the Race

Our country is hurting. Nine people are dead in South Carolina from a gunman who murdered them in church. Freddie Gray is dead. Michael Brown is dead. Trayvon Martin is dead. And many others. People responding to these deaths have … Continue reading

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The Scenic Route

Last year, almost to the day, my wife and I took a three-week vacation down Highway 101, starting from Astoria, Oregon and ending up on Catalina Island. We built a raft and drove our Focus across the ocean to reach … Continue reading

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I’m still in 2015

It’s only the second day of 2015, and already I’m having to remind myself that despite unforeseen circumstances, God is still good. Even though we’re having car troubles again, it’s still possible to rest in Him. Back in November my … Continue reading

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