Category Archives: truth

Share the Gospel Today!

Happy Fourth of July!

If you are going to a parade or the fireworks today, bring some tracts along to hand out in the crowds! Our country is still free and we can do this under much easier circumstances than people in other parts of the world. Let’s use our liberty well.

Blessed is the nation whose God is the Lord. Psalm 33:12 NJKV

A Year Ago Today

He who dwells in the secret place of the Most High shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty. I will say of the LORD, “He is my refuge and my fortress; my God, in Him I will trust.” Surely He shall deliver you from the snare of the fowler and from the perilous pestilence. He shall cover you with His feathers, and under His wings you shall take refuge; His truth shall be your shield and buckler. You shall not be afraid of the terror by night, nor of the arrow that flies by day, nor of the pestilence that walks in darkness, nor of the destruction that lays waste at noonday. …For He shall give His angels charge over you, to keep you in all your ways. In their hands they shall bear you up, lest you dash your foot against a stone. Psalm 91:1-6, 11-12 NKJVIt’s hard to believe it’s been a year already – a year since the near-death experience God brought us through – one that we all walked away from.  We are still amazed at it all. It is hard to find words to express how we feel, except that God is powerful and merciful and faithful, and we are so grateful for each other and for life!

What a journey this past year has been as a result of the plane crash! (If you have not read the story, you can find it here.) We were invited to share our story on the radio with Wayne Shepherd, took our first flight after the crash a few months later, told the story and shared the gospel in a public school, connected with one of our EMT’s when we returned to that community, and watched God open so many doors to tell people the story and point them to Him. We’ve shared this story at kids clubs, churches, and prisons. People recognize that our survival was nothing short of a miracle.  We tell them that we cried out to Jesus, He heard us, and that He is real. We are so grateful for this testimony to share with people.

first flight

we were able to share the gospel in a public school as a result of the crash

one of our EMT’s

As believers in Jesus Christ we have everlasting life, which means we know that when we die, we will spend eternity with Him. We were ready to take our last breath. Are you? Jesus said, “For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life.” John 3:16 NKJV

Praise God for what He has done!

The LORD is my rock and my fortress and my deliverer; my God, my strength, in whom I will trust; my shield and the horn of my salvation, my stronghold. I will call upon the LORD, who is worthy to be praised… The snares of death confronted me. In my distress I called upon the LORD, and cried out to my God; He heard my voice from His temple, and my cry came before Him, even to His ears. …The LORD lives! Blessed be my Rock! Let the God of my salvation be exalted. Psalm 18:2-3, 5-6, 46 NKJV

God Created

DSCN9904 (2)Where can you go to find Creation burgers and biblical napkin holders? The Creation Museum in Kentucky!

We were excited to be able to visit the museum again before heading down to Alabama. Some of us looked more excited than others…DSCN9886 (2)

we always enjoy walking through the "Garden of Eden"

we always enjoy walking through the “Garden of Eden”

it was neat to meet Ebenezer the Allosaur...

it was neat to meet Ebenezer the Allosaur…

...maybe we hung around him a little too long

…maybe we hung around him a little too long

beautiful butterflies

beautiful butterflies

smiles from Babylon

smiles from Babylon

p.s. dinosaurs and man did exist together

p.s. dinosaurs and man did exist together

our guys with Old Testament celebrities

our guys with Old Testament celebrities

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peacock in the petting zoo

maybe someday we'll get here when the gardens are in full bloom!

maybe someday we’ll get here when the gardens are in full bloom!

We are grateful for the ministry of Answers in Genesis and their stand for truth. If you ever get a chance to go to the Creation Museum, GO! Check out their 2015 admission deal here.

Have you not known? Have you not heard? The everlasting God, the LORD, the Creator of the ends of the earth, neither faints nor is weary. His understanding is unsearchable.
Isaiah 40:28