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Katrina to Gustav: God’s Leading In the Midst of Life’s Storms

Last night we had a time of testimonies and praise at Bethel. I shared what has been on my mind for several days now, since I heard of the approach of Gustav almost exactly three years away from Katrina. It reminded me of a time of God's mercy and leading in our lives. Katrina made landfall on a Monday morning and that evening, Angie and I were driving home from preaching in view of a call for an Associate ministry position in Jacksonville, Texas. It was a time of real …

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The Storms God Sends

"And when neither sun nor stars in many days appeared, and no small tempest lay on us, all hope that we should be saved was then taken away." -Acts 27:20 If you're not familiar with the story of Paul's shipwreck in Acts 27, I'd recommend reading it before proceeding. It's the fascinating account of a ship tossed in a terrible storm for fourteen consecutive days. Those must have been terrible days. Luke even says that the men on Paul's ship did not eat during those two …

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