of writing & identity

I was asked to write a personal blog for work about why I’m a creationist. Here’s a brief excerpt: I am a creationist and here is my story. I grew up in a Christian environment – Christian parents at home, Christian Sunday School teachers, Christian friends at my private elementary school. Whenever I was taught about the Bible, I was told that it was entirely true, from Genesis to Revelation. Did I always believe in the historical account of God creating in six 24-hour days? Yes. Could I have adequately defended the biblical creationist worldview? Probably not. Continue reading of writing & identity

when I run, I feel His pleasure

One of my favorite movies to watch when I was growing up was Chariots of Fire. And one of my favorite hobbies and sports is running. So, it shouldn’t be a surprise that my hero is Eric Liddell. Eric is best known for being an Olympic runner, specifically in the 1924 Paris Olympics. He is often referred to as the “Flying Scotsman.” (My family heritage on my mother’s side is Scottish. Yet one more reason to appreciate this incredible athlete and strong man of God.) Eric was born and raised in China by his missionary parents. After college and his Olympic … Continue reading when I run, I feel His pleasure

Peter Helms – testimony

I received the following in a message on Facebook from Peter’s Mom: Today I’d like to share with you the blessed hope we have at this difficult time. The Helms family stands united in declaring to you that we have no strength or merit of our own to meet life’s demands or sorrows. Our hope is in the Lord, who gave Himself for us. Peter would tell you freely, if he could right now, that he falls short of any goodness of his own, and as his mom I would add that he has his various assortment of teenage hangups, … Continue reading Peter Helms – testimony

keep praying! an update on Joni

original post @ Joni and Friends Joni Eareckson Tada Cancer Surgery Successful Physician Hopeful for Positive Prognosis AGOURA HILLS, Calif., June 29, 2010 – Following last week’s diagnosis of breast cancer, internationally-beloved disability advocate, artist and quadriplegic Joni Eareckson Tada, has come through surgery successfully and is hopeful of a positive prognosis, according to Doug Mazza, Joni and Friends International Disability Center president and COO. “Joni’s surgery was completed successfully yesterday evening, and she is resting comfortably, preparing to begin the rest of her course of treatment in the next few days,” Mazza said. “She is appreciative of all the … Continue reading keep praying! an update on Joni