Monthly Archives: September 2005

Never Give Up on a Lost Cause

We all know someone who fits the mold of the lost cause.  For each of us someone comes into our mind when we say the word “impossible”  Think about that person for a moment that you have tried a million times to work with and they do nothing but make your life and your job miserable.  Or what about that person from years ago that knew you when and now doesn’t respect your faith because of how you used to be.  Think about that person that you have given the gospel to a dozen times and yet they still won’t believe. The gospel of Jesus is communicated and Refused.  Love is offered and rejected.  your heart feels ripped out and your own faith feels shaken, you finally come to the conclusion that this person will never fully comprehend the power of God and will never be able to share your joy. You feel like you’ve done everything you can to bring about change in their life and yet you find yourself still rejected and ridiculed.  You believe you have found a lost cause, a hopeless case. And sometimes we feel like giving up. But God never gives up on a lost cause.  God doesn’t see it the way we do.  […]

She’s Here

Yesterday was supposed to be routine, boring and dull. It turned into a flurry of activity, phone calls, tears and ultimately joy!

All of this because our as yet unborn baby – no longer qualifies for that phrase. During the diagnostic her heart rate kept dropping precipitously. The Doctor set up more monitoring and finally decided they could help her out here, while in the womb, all they could do was surveill. Not content to merely watch, the Dr. ordered a “C section” after getting our approval.