- Mon, Aug 18, 2014
We had our summer baptismal service at church this weekend. Twenty Christ followers made the decision to be baptized. One of those baptizing was my church's Youth Pastor, David Newkirk.
It's not terribly surprising that a youth pastor would be baptizing believers.
The miracle is that David is alive today.
Joni Eareckson Tada recently re-aired the TV episode, The Mystery of Prayer, which shares about the role of intercessory prayer in her own cancer journey and, the role of prayer in the lives of David and Celia Newkirk.
In this episode, as she does in her radio program ...
- Mon, Jul 21, 2014
I first heard the Eleanor Roosevelt quote, "Do not stop thinking of life as an adventure," at a recent dinner event. I liked it and quickly wrote it down. But more than the quote itself, I was most impacted by the fact that a certain fellow dinner guest said she loved the quote . . . that she loves to think of life as an adventure!
A diving accident in 1967 left her a quadriplegic in a wheelchair, without the use of her hands. After two years of rehabilitation, she emerged with new skills and a fresh determination to help others in similar ...