Random Conversations

“Then the LORD answered me and said: Write the vision and make it plain on tablets, that he may run who reads it.” Hab 2:2 “They shall never hold their peace day or night. You who make mention of the LORD, do not keep silent,” Isaiah 62:6b   [3] I’m a little behind on my posts because last week I went to the ACFW (Association of Christian Fiction Writers) conference in Nashville. I like to travel alone at times like … Read More

Be Prepared

  “But sanctify the Lord God in your hearts, and always be ready to give a defense to everyone who asks you a reason for the hope that is in you, with meekness and fear.” 1 Pet 3:15     [2] My first big missionary trip was a completely unexpected opportunity to go to Russia with my church. It was unexpected because although I had heard the announcements, and my heart wanted to go, I knew that I didn’t have … Read More

Open Your Mouth

  [1] “Open your mouth wide, and I will fill it” Psalms 81:10b   “Hey, I see you’re searching for something.” These are my first, freaked out, cold-sweat, nerve-trembling words to a stranger while riding on the bus one hot summer day. I had given my life to the Lord about seven months earlier, and He quickly choreographed it so that all my time was focused on Him. I soon got fired from a job that I actually thought I … Read More