Think about our loss…

…if God’s message to mankind had not been written down. The greatest story in the world would have been confused with centuries of man’s ideas. Thank God for preparing and preserving the Bible. It is the only true account of God’s divine plan of redemption. Through it we can know the heart of the Father

Marilyn’s story

I was involved in the London Bible study class that Thera was teaching back in the 1970’s.  As I remember it, we met in people’s homes. When Thera came back from her visit to the States and suggested that we start this CBS class we all thought it would be a great idea to try

Thera’s story

The seed was planted in the late 60’s. I was on the staff of CRU (known then as Campus Crusade for Christ) working on the UC Berkeley campus in the midst of riots and demonstrations over the war in Vietnam. It was high turmoil. Just across the Oakland hills in a much quieter setting, a

Newsletter August 2017

I have been in the garden.  I have been thinking about Jesus’ stories, the ones where he sets the scene in a garden. Everything is growing in the sunshine after the rain and it feels new and fresh. Sometimes our hearts need a refresh, a restart to a better rhythm.  Sometimes our imaginations need opening…

Hilda and the Begonia

Last year we put an automatic watering system in the garden.  She is called Hilda (I’ll tell you why another day).  She is very, very clever and turns herself on for 20 minutes early in the morning and 20 minutes at night. Our initial hope was that she would keep the plants watered when we