The Story of Joseph Part 2
The Story of Joseph Part 2

Genesis Chapters 37-50 In my last blog, I shared the story of Joseph and how it speaks into our personal response to life’s challenges. Joseph was...

A Prayer Focused Life
A Prayer Focused Life

The nightly routine at the Rainwater House usually follows a pattern like this: home from work, dinner, playing with the girls, baths, reading...

Disciplining Children
Disciplining Children

“Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength. These commandments that I give you today are...

Reformation 500 Reflections
Reformation 500 Reflections

“Unless I am convinced by Scripture and plain reason  – I do not accept the authority of the popes and councils, for they have...

Leaving a Legacy
Leaving a Legacy

Back several years ago, singer and songwriter, Nicole Nordeman sang a song entitled, “Legacy.” The lyrics of that song’s chorus go like this: I...

Pruning
Pruning

“He prunes the branches that do bear fruit so they will produce even more.” John 15:12 Outside our home, in a corner where the garage meets the...

A Heart for the Nations
A Heart for the Nations

“Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them...