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Longing to be Home

Longing to be Home

May Spiritual Care Theme  Exodus 16:1-2 “The whole Israelite community set out from Elim and came to the Desert of Sin, which is between Elim and Sinai, on the fifteenth day of the second month after they had come out of Egypt. In...

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The Journey to Home

The Journey to Home

Genesis 12:1: Now the Lord said to Abram, “Go from your country and your kindred and your father’s house to the land that I will show you.” We are all on a journey to Home, our eternal Home. Our journey Home begins with God’s covenant promises to Abraham. God chose...

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Home: A Meditation

Home: A Meditation

 “The eternal God is my home and underneath are the everlasting arms.” Deuteronomy 33: 27 (Message/NIV) This is one of the most formative verses about home in my life; I recite it almost daily. Yet, as I try to express the importance of this visual, it feels...

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Introduction to 2019 Theme: Home

Introduction to 2019 Theme: Home

In my office, I have a picture of a farm in the Northwest corner of Iowa. There is nothing really particularly special about this farm. There is a pen for pigs, a pasture for cows, rows and rows of corn, and a two-story farmhouse needing a new roof. For anyone other...

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Blessing in Persecution

Blessing in Persecution

Blessed are you when others revile you and persecute you and utter all kinds of evil against you falsely on my account. Rejoice and be glad, for your reward is great in heaven, for so they persecuted the prophets who were before you. -Matthew 5:11

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