Tag Archives: Jim Elliot

picking up and putting down

 But I have raised you up for this very purpose, that I might show you my power and that my name might be proclaimed in all the earth. ~ Exodus 9:16 Jim Elliot asked if this verse would be in essence, … Continue reading

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under and over

Jim Elliot really pulled no punches in his prayer life. As he studied the Old Testament he wrestled with deep truths that apply to our walk with Christ. His study of Exodus chapter 1 was no different.  Then a new … Continue reading

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Kindling

My family would go camping often while I grew up which always meant my mom’s creative cooking — campfire spaghetti anyone? But before we could eat her meals, we had to gather wood for the fire. Twigs, small sticks, dry … Continue reading

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distractions

During my devotion today, I read these words, You live in a world that has been rigged to distract you  (Jesus Calling by Sarah Young). Oh my. Oh my, yes.  We all know we need time with God, time spent in prayer … Continue reading

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Battle 

Over the next few weeks friends and family will be facing difficult days. I will be praying for them and their situations.   I know others may be at their side, making meals, and keeping them company, but I cannot– … Continue reading

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Who Cares?

I’m sitting on my couch watching the news coverage of the hostage standoff in Paris. Wavering between tears and prayers for the situation. A country half a world away rocked by sorrow, uncertainty, fear, and what seems a never ending … Continue reading

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Confined

One of the biggest challenges for me with our move has been going from 160 acres of wide open spaces, fresh air, and room to roam…to a two bed/two bath apartment. Today I felt the challenge a bit more as … Continue reading

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Now and Then

When you make a move like we have, you face situations when you compare what you had to what you have. We lived on a 160 acre farm before, now we live in a two bed/ two bath apartment in … Continue reading

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Walk Worthy

On this date, 57 years ago, Jim Elliot, Nate Saint, Pete Fleming, Roger Youderain, and Ed McCully went into the jungles of Ecuador to preach the Gospel to an unreached people group and were martyred for what they believe.  They … Continue reading

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