byon October 13th, 2014 | 11 responses
Lord, he was so young . . . married less than a year. My heart broke for the wife and extended family of the young man—grieving his loss as fellow mourners met with them. A familiar question came to mind: God, why him and not me? I had the same disease, and went through the same bone marrow... read more »
the Bread of Life
byon October 7th, 2014 | 2 responses
with all your heart . . .
byon September 30th, 2014 | no responses
byon September 28th, 2014 | 9 responses
Two teenage Chinese brothers are living with us as they attend school in the US. Since we have three biological sons, my wife and I call Dongyao and Dongpeng our “Chinese sons.” They have loving parents in China, but we’re also striving to love them well. We now have five kids! The apostle... read more »
sin and grace
byon September 24th, 2014 | no responses
the road more traveled
byon September 22nd, 2014 | 4 responses
Ever heard of “swarm intelligence”? Ant colonies use it to establish the quickest paths between food and their nests. Scout ants leave a trail of pheromones (a chemical substance) as they make their way to edibles. More ants follow, causing the scent on the trails to become even stronger. Over... read more »
what does the Lord require of you?
byon September 16th, 2014 | one response
byon September 12th, 2014 | 5 responses
“We got really good,” Raleigh Becket bragged. He and his brother piloted a “Jaeger,” a huge battle robot that fought massive, dinosaurlike creatures named Kaiju as depicted in the movie Pacific Rim. In their arrogance, the brothers defied orders and went on a reckless mission battling a... read more »
whom shall i fear?
byon September 2nd, 2014 | 2 responses
flood of justice
byon August 28th, 2014 | 5 responses
“God judges sin because he loathes what it does to us and to others. There is no other motive in God, nothing deeper than His love for us. He wants us to loathe sin, too—and be its executioner. If we won’t, he will!” —David Roper (Elijah: A Man Like Us) God hates sin. He hates... read more »