Well Protected

Photo and Commentary ©2020 by Darren Milam Wednesday, July 8, 2020 On a recent road trip that took us through South Dakota, we had a chance to go to the Badlands National Park. As you can see, we were able to come across some wildlife during our visit. These are two...

American Goldfinch In Transitional Plumage

Photo and Commentary ©2020 by Robert Howson Tuesday, July 7, 2020 All of us are in the process of transitioning, of morphing from one stage of development into another. This we often refer to simply as growth. We do so because changes often take place gradually and...

We All Have Value

Photo and Commentary ©2020 by Cheryl Boardman Monday, July 6, 2020 This photo is of a white-crowned sparrow. I had stopped to look at some flowers at the side of the road and found this little bird. Sparrows are so common and so much a part of the scenery that we...

Four Captivities—and God’s Liberations

Expository Sermon on 2 Kings 6 by Maylan Schurch Bellevue Seventh-day Adventist Church 7/4/2020 ©2020 by Maylan Schurch (To watch the YouTube broadcast of this service, click the link below. The sermon starts at the 44:49 mark.)...

Mowed Pasture

Photo and Commentary ©2020 by Maylan Schurch Sunday, July 5, 2020 This past Sunday on a walk along a trail which edges our neighborhood, I spotted this nostalgic scene—a newly-mown pasture. As you can see, this isn’t a lawn—the terrain is rough, and the grass is...