Tag Archives: light

Without Suffering Grace is Hard to See

Lord is it possible to get this far And just now understand who You are? I’m feeling foolish yet relieved as well ‘Cause what I bought before, I just can’t sell But now my eyes are open wide If this … Continue reading

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I Want Everyone to See

When the stars came crashing down  In tiny pieces to the ground I was all alone down here Trapped beneath the atmosphere Then I thought Somebody called my name I spun around and caught a flame I gave in to … Continue reading

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Fighting Evil With Love

I wanted to share this editorial I wrote for a journalism class on April 26, 2013 — 11 days after the Boston Marathon Bombings, 7 days after Jahar was captured, and 5 days after I made a daily commitment for … Continue reading

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All Because Some Christ Followers Were Willing

In Jerry Trousdale’s book Miraculous Movements, there is a chapter entitled, “The Hardest People Yield the Greatest Results.”  I’d like to share several pages of that chapter with you.  I think they speak for themselves. Sometimes God Calls Us to … Continue reading

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Take Heart

Jahar has so much weighing on him right now that it’s difficult to even fathom what he must be going through.  Troubles: He’s got plenty of those.  He’s likely in prison for the rest of his life.  He’s lost his … Continue reading

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Hold Him, He Needs to Feel Loved

Send [him] a sign A hint, A whisper Fill [him] with life ‘Cause [he is] listening Come break the quiet Breathe Your awakening Bring [him] the light ‘Cause [he is] fading Surround [him] with the rush of angels’ wings Shine Your light so [he] can … Continue reading

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Shine On Him

I was lost in darkness and sinking sand Well, I was barely nothin’, a broken man God, Jahar is so lost without You.  He’s broken.  I imagine he feels as if he is worthless….unloved….unwanted.  He needs You, and he needs … Continue reading

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Our God is greater

Our God is greater, our God is stronger, God You are higher than any other. Our God is greater… Greater than the power of Islam in Jahar’s life. God can break through his spiritual blindness and open his eyes to … Continue reading

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Out of the Darkness

We’ve all had that experience.  You’ve gone to the movies in the middle of the day.  After sitting in the darkened theater for a few hours – you open the door and step into the parking lot.  Immediately, you are … Continue reading

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