Category: Christian Life & Calling

Observe the Clouds

Reading Time: 5 minutes After a while of staring into the heavens, it hits you… He created it all – the sun, the moon, the stars. He is higher than we are. He is greater than we are. In Him all things consist and are held together. The cosmos was created by an almighty God, a personal God, who controls all things—and that God wants to have a relationship with his creation.

Easter Cannot Be Cancelled

Reading Time: 3 minutes We live in confusing and uncertain times. Lately it seems every day we open our newsfeed or email to read about another closure, canceled appointment or postponed event. However, each one of us has an […]

Calming the Winds of Chaos and Crisis

Reading Time: 5 minutes Jesus calms our fears and speaks peace into our hearts, even (especially) in times of crisis.

Health, Suffering, and Death

Reading Time: 2 minutes Adapted from an article Dr. Daniel Smith wrote for Journey Magazine in Spring 2014. Dr. Smith went home to be with the Lord on February 19th of 2020. Read about his life and legacy here: https://www.emmaus.edu/blog-standard/emmaus-mourns-the-loss-beloved-chancellor-and-former-president-dr-daniel-h-smith

Loving Your Neighbor

Reading Time: 3 minutes When I first met the woman who would later become my wife, her desire was to go to China as a missionary. Who would have thought that the Lord would bring China right here to […]

While Walking With Jesus

Reading Time: 4 minutes While walking with Jesus, I have been hurt, attacked, confused, and broken, but never by Him. The walk has been far from easy, but Jesus has been constantly gentle as He leads me along. We […]

A Prayer for the New Year

Reading Time: 2 minutes Lord God, Father of new beginnings, fresh starts, and recommitments, we bow in your presence to dedicate the coming year to you. We confess your sovereign orchestration of our lives down to the most intricate […]

The Calling to Care: Remembering Those Who Led You

Reading Time: 5 minutes John Walker The author of Hebrews wrote, “Remember those who led you, who spoke the word of God to you; and considering the result of their conduct, imitate their faith” (NASB, 13:7). The author of Hebrews is exhorting […]

Good News for the Deaf in Gisuru

Reading Time: 6 minutes The following post was written by Daniel Johnson, an alumnus of Emmaus serving the Lord with his family in Burundi. Ephesians 2:10 says, “For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, […]

Getting Teens to Talk to You

Reading Time: 5 minutes This article was originally published on “Around the Table” and has been republished here with permission from the author. My friend Peggy, from Washington state, says that when their boys were young teens “They had […]