My Rock, My Shield, My Stronghold

My rock, my fortress, my deliverer I take refuge in you My shield, my strength, my salvation I find security in your presence My stronghold, my tower, my savior I run to you, and I am safe   Swirling in the waves Surrounded by enemies Overwhelmed by destruction Snared by the grave   In distress…

“Even More Undignified Than This…”

In college, I had the great privilege of working two summers at Mount Hermon Christian Camps in the Santa Cruz Mountains. I worked one summer at Redwood, with elementary and junior high students, and one summer with the high school and junior high at Ponderosa. I learned to surf, and go down a half pipe,…

God’s Got a Better Plan

I know that David was told by God not to kill Saul, but goodness gracious Saul was breaking so many rules (his own promises included), so didn’t he deserve to be attacked when David clearly had the chance? And more than that, didn’t David deserve success instead of all the cave-hiding he was doing? And why did God present these opportunities and expect David not to act? Did God forget he had anointed him?