Easter: “The cost of God’s love!”

As we reflect on the life and sacrifice of our Lord and celebrate His resurrection and victory over death, let us not overlook the great love and sacrifice of the Father. On Easter Sunday 2016, Julie, the girls, and I gathered to watch “The Passion” musical, hosted by Tyler Perry. As it started, I asked Read More …

Walking with Jesus – Part 2 – The intimacy of God’s Spirit

In our preceding post, we celebrated the intimacy the 12 apostles enjoyed walking with Jesus here on Earth. The reality for us is that the intimacy they experienced walking with Jesus is surpassed by the intimacy we now have with Him and the Father through the Holy Spirit! I know this is a long post Read More …

Walking with Jesus – Part 1 – The intimacy of the Twelve

As we reflect on the life and sacrifice of our Lord and celebrate His resurrection and victory over death, let us not overlook the great love and sacrifice of the Father. As we read through the Gospels, we are given a small glimpse into the intimacy of Jesus and his disciples. They walked with him, Read More …

Free Audio Version of Book on YouTube!

Happy New Year to our family and friends! We have made available a free audio version of the book on YouTube. The linked playlist is setup by chapter. Please share it as the Spirit leads you.

“You are always on His mind”

On August 5th, 2018, we shared with you the vision that God had given Paul on Easter Sunday, exactly two months before Kristen went to heaven. The following is the vision God shared with him the morning after she left. It was a vision of Kristen sitting at the feet of Jesus enjoying the fruit Read More …

Embrace the intimacy!

It’s not about how far we have left to go on our journey. It is not even about how far we have already come. It is about the absolute joy of walking with God each step of the way! Rom 8:16-17: “The Spirit himself bears witness with our spirit that we are children of God, Read More …

God is in the smallest details

God is in the smallest of details. God says he will never leave us or forsake us and I believe that means for every step we take, He is there. I (Julie) have been going through some minor medical testing. It is never fun, but for me, it can be even more annoying as my Read More …

Peace in the Valley!

When you’re traveling through the valley And fear calls out your name Will your heart lose all its courage Will your faith wilt from the pain Life’s full of peaks and valleys Some days cloudy and some days fair But true joy comes from the Father It lifts us out of our despair Faith is Read More …

God’s refreshing presence…

The comfort and confidence I have as a child of God is that He always shows up. I may be too busy or too distracted to notice but my weakness does not change the faithfulness of God. As I wrestled with God trying to prevent what His foreknowledge had revealed, the comfort of His grace Read More …