Beneath the Cross of Jesus


Mark 16:6 – The angel said, "Don't be alarmed. You are looking for Jesus of Nazareth, who was crucified. He isn't here! He is risen from the dead! Look, this is where they laid his body. (NLT)The dreaded phone call came from Canada in the middle of a missionary term...

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Hang Gliding

Matthew 6:34a - Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about itself. (NIV)Hang gliding behind a power boat is an exciting, relatively new sport whereby a powerboat tows a twenty-foot kite with two people harnessed into it and pulls them to...

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The Journey Home

1 Corinthians 2:9 "That is what the Scriptures mean when they say, 'No eye has seen, no ear has heard, and no mind has imagined what God has prepared for those who love him.'" (NLT)I love living in Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada, but I think that my heart will...

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A Life of Service

John 1:40-42a - Andrew, Simon Peter's brother, was one of the two who heard what John had said and who had followed Jesus. The first thing Andrew did was to find his brother Simon and tell him, "We have found the Messiah" (that is, the Christ). And he brought him to...

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The Master Touch

Luke 17:5-6 - The apostles came up and said to the Master, "Give us more faith." But the Master said, "You don't need more faith. There is no 'more' or 'less' in faith. If you have a bare kernel of faith, say the size of a poppy seed, you could say to this sycamore...

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Luke 4:17-19 - The scroll of the prophet Isaiah was handed to [Jesus]. Unrolling it, he found the place where it is written: "The Spirit of the Lord is on me, because he has anointed me to preach the good news to the poor. He has sent me to proclaim freedom for the...

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Open My Eyes

Mark 10:46,50b-52a - A blind man, Bartimaeus ... came to Jesus. "What do you want me to do for you?" Jesus asked him. The blind man said, "Rabbi, I want to see." "Go," said Jesus, "your faith has healed you." (NIV)Going to the peak of a snow-covered mountain, slapping...

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Rick Potter