Hospitality in the Home

Hospitality in the Home

One of my favorite pastimes is visiting and laughing with friends over food. Once the whirlwind of cleaning, coordinating, preparing, and cooking subsides I notice the satisfaction I have from hosting people. I like to hear stories about their lives. Sometimes deep conversations arise when we talk about God and our Christian walks. Other times […]

Love Is Not Natural

Love Is Not Natural

The snowfall in interior Alaska can reach six feet in the winter. It builds up quickly and packs down hard with inch upon inch of dry snow. The roads are trampled down by snowmobile, feet, and sled. By the time the snow is done flying, the main roads are snow packed, as hard as asphalt, […]

Counseling in the Small Places: You Have a Role to Play

Counseling in the Small Places: You Have a Role to Play

Small-towns and rural communities are in crisis. They are rarely the wholesome communities portrayed to us on old television shows or travel magazines. Divorce, drug-addiction, suicide, depression, family turmoil, and many more intense situations face us as we attempt to minister to our people. Add to it the fact that a strong gospel presence is […]