January 9, 2024 – Flying Blind

January 9, 2024 – Flying Blind

Whenever I visit Alaska, I pray a lot and bring along an extra amount of antacids. While I enjoy flying, doing so around jagged mountain peaks in the fog and clouds adds a dimension of excitement that I could really do without. My partner and I had just climbed aboard...
July 4, 2023–Battle-Ready

July 4, 2023–Battle-Ready

Lately, it has become more and more apparent to me that we are in a spiritual battle, and I was reminded of God’s faithfulness to His people almost 3,500 years ago. Under the leadership of Moses, God had enabled the Israelites to endure many hardships during their 40...
April 25, 2023 – War Footing

April 25, 2023 – War Footing

Veteran Barney Barnes, Promise Keepers National Ambassador for the Military and Prisons was a fine pilot and officer during the Vietnam War. He is an inspiration to me and many others. I love his stories from his prestigious military background including his comments...
November 22, 2022 – The Lord is My Shepherd

November 22, 2022 – The Lord is My Shepherd

We need the “quiet waters” of life where we can “drink in” the peace and comfort of God. In Psalm 23:2 you’ll notice that it’s only after we have rested and meditated that we can be restored and refreshed. If we have the appropriate time with God to contemplate His majesty and glory, we will experience and notice His goodness and mercy in our lives.

November 8, 2022 – Rescued!

November 8, 2022 – Rescued!

As we peered out the window into the blackness of night, we could see the searchlights of a rescue helicopter that responded to our transponder. Once again, I realized that my salvation (both physical and spiritual) is was due to the mercy and grace of God Almighty. 

October 25, 2022 – Bear Attack!

October 25, 2022 – Bear Attack!

Randy had been a long-time resident of Alaska and an avid outdoorsman who loved to fish and hunt. One summer his mom came to visit him and expressed the desire to experience a true Alaskan fishing trip in the backcountry. Randy arranged for a bush pilot to take them...
July 26, 2022 – A Most Unusual Miracle

July 26, 2022 – A Most Unusual Miracle

Of all the miracles of Jesus recorded in Scripture, the one that seems most unusual to me is when Jesus walked on water. All His other miracles have intrinsic value—healing the sick, feeding the multitudes, casting out demons, even turning water into wine at a wedding. Forgive me for saying so but walking on the lake to His disciples almost sounds like—well—showing off! But of course, showing off doesn’t sound like Jesus at all. So, what was going on?