how to give

What if when Jesus came and taught He would have talked about how hard it was for Him to be here. How much He had to give up. How much He was suffering.  What a difficult thing it was for Him….?  Would we have thought He was happy about why He came?  That He was …

Who are we listening to?

We don’t go to German classes to learn French. If I spend every free moment on social media, or watching my favorite shows, reading the news, or listening to podcasts, chatting with friends and do a five minute daily bible devotional,  I shouldn’t expect the voice I hear most clearly to be God’s.  I shouldn’t …

making the bible… better???

As a person who has done some translation over the years I can tell you some things about translating.  Sometimes the translation is slightly longer than what the original person said because a word in the original language doesn’t exist in the same way in the language you are translating into.  Take the word “estrenar” …

your biggest mistakes and failures

It’s a long sad story.  Brothers fighting, jealousy, immaturity… I mean let's face it, their parents couldn’t be considered the best examples either… Their dad marries two sisters, one by trickery, one for love and then the women’s feud begins.  It couldn’t have been a good environment to grow up in. Their dad, I mean …

He speaks words of hope

Today (the day I wrote this) was the dedication service in our ministry where school staff come together and pray and dedicate themselves to a new year of serving the Lord.  I had the opportunity to pray with many people and speak words of life and hope over their lives. I told Walter afterward that …

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