The Dutch Rush

They're Dutch and Life's a Rush

These thoughts were brewing last week, but it felt a little premature to be writing. As things continue to unfold and there is reason to be in deep concern for people around the world, these thoughts seem more acceptable. It occurred to me that our unbelieving friends are watching.

So, for those of you who don’t know, it’s Refugee Awareness Month. Happy Refugee Awareness Month. I try to stay off the internet. Lately I’ve spent a bit of time catching myself up to speed, and I am usually stunned at what I see. I find myself having ongoing conversations in my head over it.

This is a special season for followers of Christ. It is a time to ponder what Christ did for us on the cross, as well as a time to consider if we are living absolutely to the best of our ability for Him. I believe that if we profess to be followers of Christ, and …

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This year I have loved reading Amy Carmichael’s books. If we’re friends on facebook, or in real life, you’re probably a little sick of her. Oh well. I do try to balance things. But seriously. Sometimes an author just grabs us (me), and I have to tell everyone!

“The heavens declare the glory of God; the skies proclaim the work of His hands. Day after day they pour forth speech; night after night they display knowledge. There is no speech or language where their voice is not heard. Their voice goes out into all the earth, their words to the ends of the …

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“Let me tell you that the reading of Christian biographies often has filled me with discouragement because of the tendency to write as if the discouragements, struggles, frailties and weaknesses didn’t exist during a time of walking along the path, or stepping out on the stepping stone, where the Lord had clearly led. The criterion …

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