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
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
This world isn’t our home. Eternity with Christ is much more desirable than anything this world offers. Emily’s story is yet another reminder to long for heaven. We need not fear death. Use this life to glorify God: Preach the gospel. Love others. Be selfless. Depend completely on Him. Emily’s World DVD | Blog | Joni and Friends. Continue reading one day we will all be changed
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
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
God Provides for CD Project! Praise the Lord for His provision! May He use this project for His glory. I’m certainly looking forward to the blessing this CD will be in my life as it points me to worship Christ each day. Continue reading God Provides for CD Project!