7: Story Without End

There is a praise chorus that proclaims and repeats, “Our God reigns.”  In a materialistic world where even religion is overrun by disbelief, how does one person’s experience that God reigns become a compelling witness to others? 

6: Ready to Speak?

I began writing this story in the year 2013. I returned from Hungary and Romania exactly 31 years ago when I was 31 years old. I have been telling Romania and Hungary stories frequently for half my life.

When the Word of the Lord Is Painfully Personal

Every year on July 25, my birthday, Oswald Chambers, in his devotional classic, My Utmost for His Highest, hands out an annual dose of a foul-tasting medicine for the spirit. Am I so resistant to this painfully personal message that I need this annual reminder? Probably. Who isn’t?

5: 1 Peter; A Carefully Chosen Word

We boarded the bus early in the morning for an 11:00 A.M. service in Timisoara.  I was preoccupied by our late-night visit to Titi and Ligia’s home.  This encounter now had a never to be forgotten grip on my heart, despite the fact that there was no reasonable expectation of ever seeing them again.