Dear Readers: The number forty often symbolizes testing or judgment in the Bible. The Hebrews wondered forty years in the dessert.[i] Rain fell for the first time for forty days

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Darkness & Light

Dear Readers: As autumn approaches, there is a delightful crispness in the air that whispers secrets of miracles to come. It’s a time when God’s Word comes to life through

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Dear Readers: Throughout my years in ministry, there have been words and phrases the Spirit of the Lord has laid on my heart. In this season, perspective seems to be

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Harvest Time

Dear Readers: As the Texas bluebonnets begin to punctuate the landscape with glorious exclamations of color, I find myself filled with expectation and wonder—knowing that once again the Lord is

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Passover

Dear Readers:  Few of us have reached adulthood without hearing the age-old adage of how quickly life can change—how we must never take anyone or anything for granted. It was

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Shalom Dear Friends, Welcome to a New Year, the 4th in the history of KALEIDOSCOPE, our online newsletter. This edition of KALEIDOSCOPE is packed with potential! And potential is exactly

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Dear Readers: Recently, I had the opportunity to participate with several members of our Nathaniel Fellowship in an evening worship service at a homeless shelter in the DFW metroplex. After

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Relationships in Covenant

Dear Readers: Not long ago, my husband and I had the opportunity to connect with five of our six adult children, their spouses, our daughter-in-law and 18 of our 20

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Sacrifice

Dear Readers: Sacrifice. A word rife with meaning and colored by perspective. A sacrifice is a loss or something you give up, usually for the sake of a better cause. Parents sacrifice time,

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The Meaning of Baptism

The photo that graces the “cover” of the May/June issue of KALEIDOSCOPE (our online newsletter) is the Jordan River. Isn’t it beautiful? Many people don’t picture this river flowing through

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