Finding Peace When We’re Tempted to Panic

“When Daniel knew that the document had been signed, he went to his house where he had windows in his upper chamber open toward Jerusalem. He got down on his knees three times a day and prayed and gave thanks before his God, as he had done previously.” Daniel 6:10 (ESV) Nothing can throw me intoContinue reading “Finding Peace When We’re Tempted to Panic”

Can This Pandemic Be an Answered Prayer?

My husband, Kent, was installed as pastor of the First Reformed Church of Durham (North Carolina) in April of 2012. From the moment that Kent received the call, we started praying for opportunities to love our church neighbors. Located five blocks from a progressive, well-heeled (for now) research university and down the block from theContinue reading “Can This Pandemic Be an Answered Prayer?”

Tranquility of the Heart

A tranquil heart gives life to the flesh, but envy makes the bones rot Prov. 14:30 Heavenly Father, this tapestry of Scriptures is both convicting and consoling. It’s convicting, because, on-a-daily-basis, I can be envious of anybody, covetous of anything, discontent with everything. I can get envious of people who have less hassles and moreContinue reading “Tranquility of the Heart”

Woman Delivers Baby While in COVID Coma

A woman is thanking God after she gave birth to her baby while in an induced coma. Angela Primachenko has told of her experience with coronavirus after she gave birth to her baby girl, Ava, while in a medically-induced coma. Primachenko lives in Washington, a state that has gotten a lot of attention as theContinue reading “Woman Delivers Baby While in COVID Coma”