Job 15-17: Miserable comforters.

February 26, 2015. Daily Reading: Job 15-17. Background: Job 12-14. Concepts and Connections. Chapter 15 Eliphaz’s answer and accusation. 1. “It’s because you don’t [insert criticism here] enough”: Often when we are trying to comfort someone that it pains us to see in the state that they are in, we want to help them help themselves….

It’s then that we praise Thee.

November 6, 2014. When times are rough, and days are long, When comes the end, of days gone wrong, When cares are great and struggles endure, It’s then that we praise Thee. When the sun is high, and the day is clear, When hearts are bright, all full of cheer, When comes the end of…

Protecting against burn out.

October 29, 2014. If you know anything about me, you know that at times I can be somewhat of a “yes man” when it comes to helping people with projects or getting things done, especially when they involved a specific skill that I might have that they don’t. I tend to take on a lot…

Rest.

June 9, 2014. Well, I’m back in America. Though I will miss Nicaragua, it does indeed feel good to be back. My prayer is for the work that was done over the past month will grow and prosper so that the kingdom is spread in Granada. I also pray that we don’t loose the fire…

Grace, Lord.

March 18, 2014. “But we have this treasure in jars of clay, to show that the surpassing power belongs to God and not to us. We are afflicted in every way, but not crushed; perplexed, but not driven to despair; persecuted, but not forsaken; struck down, but not destroyed; always carrying in the body the death of Jesus, so that the life of Jesus…