I recently completed two books on the gift of suffering: Suffering Is Never For Nothing by Elisabeth Elliot (1926-2015) and Though I Walk Through The Valley by Vance Havner (1901-1986). Elisabeth Elliot is well known for her missionary work and… Read More
In the final of three posts remembering Tom Carpenter, you will find both humor and humility in his last words, which stems from God’s grace and the personality He gave Tom. For those of you who have ever been in… Read More
Time. Tom Carpenter’s second post before he passed away speaks of a lesson learned about time, and his words remind us of Ecclesiastes 3:1-2a: For everything there is a season, and a time for every matter under heaven: a time… Read More
Many who attend our church today never met Tom Carpenter, but I always think of Tom each year when the Super Bowl rolls around. Tom’s story is one of seeing God’s grace in the midst of cancer, through last words… Read More
Ligonier Ministry is featuring an interview with Joni Eareckson Tada in how she understands her disability and battle with cancer in light of the existence of a loving God. The article is both inspiring and humbling.