Finding joy in every season

Every season has its charms. The flowering trees and new warmth of spring. The carefree, lemonade-sipping dog days of summer. The crisp fall air, perfect for walks in brilliantly-colored leaves. And then the Christmas season, where the dark comes sooner and the days grow colder, yet all over the world people put up lights and…

Kayaking in the Desert

There are just some things in life that make no sense. Tuna in Mac ‘N Cheese. Ski slopes in the middle of a mall in Dubai. Kayaking in the Arabian desert. I live in that zone where I think my life has gotten as crazy as it can get, and then God racks up the…

Come, O Come, Emmanuel

Why, Lord? How long, Lord? I say it with David and countless other people through the ages. Why, Lord? How long? Why did this good man die of cancer? Why these beautiful, godly women with empty arms longing for husband and children? Why these babies dying and across the sea my little brothers and sisters…

Welcome to TeenStreet!!!

“Whoever has ears, let them hear what the Spirit is saying to the churches!” Revelations 2:7 This was the Word spoken to over 4,500 teens, workers and volunteers from all over the world in Munster, Germany, August 2-9 at this year’s TeenStreet youth event. It was so exciting to see these teens reading God’s Word,…