pieces, puzzles.

Even in the midst of our confusion, God is faithful. Even when nothing makes sense, God is faithful. Even when we feel stuck, God is faithful. When all we see is buildings collapsed to the ground around us, like everything’s falling apart- He sees what we don’t see. I once listened to a sermon called […]

prayer for Southern Mexico.

COUNTRY Mexico (Southern) DESCRIPTION Category: Hostile Major Religions: Catholic 70.2%, Evangelical 14.5% Prevalent Ideology: Catholic Syncretism Leader: President Enrique Peña Nieto Mexico has the second largest economy in Latin America, but rural areas are often neglected. Life for Christians Rural Catholics in the states of Chiapas, Oaxaca and Guerrero (among others) see evangelicals as a […]

hope that remains.

Hope.  Where do you get your hope? Where is your hope found in? What do you do when what you hope in runs out, leaves you, ends? I have learned the hard way that hoping in tangible things, even people, leaves you empty. For so much of my life, I kept running after people’s affections, […]

unanswered questions.

I sit, my body at rest, but my mind working tirelessly like a coo coo clock that won’t stop chiming. All the questions, vigorously bouncing back and forth like springs in my mind, striving to attach themselves to some kind of lifeform, some kind of reasoning, some kind of rationale. These springs, they never grow […]

In the silence…

Silence. I pray, seek, ask, beg… yet silence.  I hear nothing from you God, where have you gone? Why have you left me? Feelings. You feel so far Lord, I just want to feel you near, I want to feel you close. I feel nothing Lord.  But what are feelings that they are greater than […]