How to grow joy – Fruit of the Spirit: Joy, Part 5

Joy is a deep inner stability from the Lord, gained in his presence.  My wife Michelle told me the story of a conversation she had the other day with one of the women she works with.  The woman has resettled here in Lancaster, along with her husband and two kids.  They fled the African countryContinue reading “How to grow joy – Fruit of the Spirit: Joy, Part 5”

The day I felt like a stranger and couldn’t find my car

Years ago I was delivering a meal to refugees in the city of Lancaster.  They had newly arrived from years of living in a refugee camp in a faraway country, having fled for their lives from their home country.  They arrived at the refugee camp with extremely few possessions and hardly any opportunity.  Imagine theContinue reading “The day I felt like a stranger and couldn’t find my car”