Truth for today

In light of the state of our country and our current political climate, this text from my morning devotions seems particularly appropriate: First of all, then, I urge that supplications, prayers, intercessions, and thanksgivings be made for all people, for kings and all who are in high positions, that we may lead a peaceful and … Continue reading Truth for today

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Dwelling with a deadline

God often weaves my life's tapestry with interlocking threads. One of my favorite songs in the psalter is Psalm 90, a prayer of Moses, which I've reflected on over the years here and here and here. I also wrote a meditation on it that appears in my devotional A Month of Sundays. But in recent weeks, personal circumstances have caused … Continue reading Dwelling with a deadline

Discovering Delight blog tour

I recently received news about an amazing Cross Focused blog tour of Discovering Delight: 31 Meditations on Loving God's Law. I'm thankful to David Woollin and the other folks at Reformation Heritage Books for their efforts in promoting my work. And I especially thank God for these wonderful reviews!

Local launch and book signing

This Friday, Lord willing, I'll be interviewed by Patricia on KCWN 99.9 FM and will be signing books during the station's Christmas Open House from 11:00 to 1:00. The station is located at 304 Oskaloosa St. in Pella. Local people, come over between 11:00 and 1:00 for some cookies and conversation! And if you're still … Continue reading Local launch and book signing

Discovering Delight

In this Thanksgiving season, I'm thankful for many things. I'm thankful I don't have to go away on this snowy day, and I'm thankful to finally announce that my newest devotional is available. Discovering Delight: 31 Meditations on Loving God's Law is available from Reformation Heritage Books or Amazon. Don't believe the Amazon listing if it says it's … Continue reading Discovering Delight

Spurgeon’s turns

Charles H. Spurgeon has become known as the Prince of Preachers for good reason. The 19th century minister had an amazing ability to make biblical truth come alive. He knew how to turn a phrase. Many years ago we purchased his classic Morning and Evening devotional. While I recall reading it enough to wear page edges and tear the dust … Continue reading Spurgeon’s turns

AMOS on sale!

Amazon is currently selling my A Month of Sundays: 31 Meditations on Resting in God for only $7.20! What a bargain! At that price, you should buy several for Christmas gifts. UPDATE: Reformation Heritage Books is offering it at half price! Only $5!

Best. Feeling. Ever!

Is there any greater delight than being productive and believing that you're doing exactly what God wants you to do? Today's a Wonderful Wednesday because I finished the introduction and Day 1 of a new devotional manuscript I'm writing. Writing can be such a struggle when you feel as if you're pulling every word out … Continue reading Best. Feeling. Ever!

Christmas Rest

Tomorrow is Christmas! How does thinking about that make you feel? Excited as a child who just can’t wait? Calm as a queen who has everything under control? Or as panicky as an arachnophobic in a cellar full of spiders? Are you making your list and checking it twice? If you’re like me, you’re making … Continue reading Christmas Rest

A Month of Sundays free at Challies!

Tim Challies is famous for his book reviews and "Free Stuff Fridays" on his blog: challies.com Today he's giving away packages from Reformation Heritage Books, including copies of my devotional, A Month of Sundays: 31 Meditations on Resting in God. Head over to challies.com to register for your chance to win!