When Heart’s Burned!

Luke 24:13-35 New International Version (NIV) On the Road to Emmaus 13 Now that same day two of them were going to a village called Emmaus, about seven miles[a] from Jerusalem. 14 They were talking with each other about everything that had happened. 15 As they talked and discussed these things with each other, Jesus himself came up and walked alongContinue reading “When Heart’s Burned!”

A Fishy Dilemma

Face drenched. Heart Pounding. Conscience seared. In between mouthfuls of salty sea water, he must have wondered how in the world he ended up between the gruff hands of weather beaten sailors. As the icy water crashed into his quivering body Jonah had learnt that this was the only option for amelioration. Someone said thatContinue reading “A Fishy Dilemma”

Express Success

The interesting thing about university is that sometimes your greatest learning moments come outside of a classroom setting. One on one with professors, chance encounters with your peers, those are some of the most formative moments you experience. I had one of those moments yesterday. I bumped into a friend and we started talking. WeContinue reading “Express Success”

What I hate more than Tests

Yesterday I took a Hebrew test so that I could pass out, and not take the class this semester. I missed it by 4 questions. So after studying and memorizing, I fell short. Like most people I dislike tests, and the only thing I dislike more than tests are failing them. Tests need not be aContinue reading “What I hate more than Tests”

Waiting on God.

My wife was so mad to see this on our door this week. I felt her frustration.( I regularly chase the UPS truck around Berrien when I am expecting a package) So my wife fussed, and paced, and lamented the fact she had to wait ONE more day for the package to be re-delivered. We are both woefullyContinue reading “Waiting on God.”

False Advertising

In African homes all is not as it seems. Recently on twitter #inanafricanhome was trending, and one common experience people shared was the disappointment of the unfulfilled. An example that really hit home was an experience I was familiar with: Sometimes I would crave ice-cream and  go to the freezer and find a tub of Wall’sContinue reading “False Advertising”

Failed Errands

Thursday begins the weekend in the seminary (we typically have no scheduled classes on Friday!) Although this is only the first week of Spring Semester, I am already feeling the weight slowly increasing as each class gives out their 15 page syllabi. This semester will only be conquered through prayer. That of course opens upContinue reading “Failed Errands”