Monthly Archives: October 2009

A nasty kitchen floor

The Plank family has been sick the past couple of weeks with the flu.  NO FUN!  (Sick toddlers are not the easiest of patients.)  With having a fever myself for three days and nights, I could literally only feed the … Continue reading

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Gospel-Powered Parenting

Even writing the title of this post gives me a serious pause.  It seems like a difficult task to complete, I hear the doubts rush into my mind, “How do I parent with the gospel, I mean, how does it look practically?” … Continue reading

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How Sure Are You?

You sum up the whole of New Testament teaching in a single phrase, if you speak of it as a revelation of the Fatherhood of the holy Creator.  In the same way, you sum up the whole of New Testament … Continue reading

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Oh no! Could it be…swine flu??

“H1n1”.  By now, most of us have seen the news enough to know the ups, downs, ins and outs of this buggy little virus that is currently sweeping the U.S.  The symptoms are many, but probably the most common symptom that has … Continue reading

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A Praying Life

This morning I would like to write a profound post on the topic of Prayer. I would like to communicate what I am learning about how to pray. I’d like to include my reflections on the nature of God and … Continue reading

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Above the clouds…

I have vivid memories while looking out of airplane windows. My first airplane flight was from the crisp fall of New England to the dreary, overcast country of Germany. The shock of going from a cloudless, bright sky to a … Continue reading

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Waiting for the day…

With an uncomfortable sigh my wife says, “When will this baby come?”  It’s difficult to wait so long to have relief from discomfort and the blessing of a new born baby.  I remember as a child waiting for Christmas day with … Continue reading

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