Advent Reflection #7

Key verse: Luke 1:37. “Nothing is impossible with God.”   Nothing nor no one… Read More

Advent Reflection #6

Key Verse: “the Angel said to her, ‘Do not be afraid, Mary, You have found favor with God” I write these words one day following the funeral service and burial of my brother, Larry. He was… Read More

Advent Reflection #5

Key Verse Luke 1:28.  “The angel went to (Mary) and said, ‘Greetings, you are highly favored! The Lord is with you.” A chorus we sing often on college campuses and in local churches remind us repeatedly,… Read More

Advent Reflection #4

Key Verse Luke 1:24-25. “Elizabeth became pregnant…’The Lord has done this to me,’ she said” A major cable channel newsman recently asked the listeners to vote yes or no on the question, “Do you believe in… Read More

Advent Reflection #3

Key Verses – Luke 1:19-20 “The angel answered; ‘I am Gabriel. I stand in the presence of God, and have been sent…to tell you this good news. And now you will be silent'” Have you… Read More

Advent Reflection #2

Key Verse Luke 1:13. “The angel said to him: ‘Do not be afraid, Zechariah; your prayer has been heard.'” Fear is such a debilitating and paralyzing emotion. We are afraid of failure, and rejection. We pause,… Read More

Advent Reflection #1

Recently I reread a series of devotions written last year for the Advent season. They were published in the Reflecting God devotional material. As I reflected again on these thoughts, I was once again inspired by the beauty… Read More

Quetzal Education Research Center

An environmental studies, semester abroad program of Southern Nazarene University (USA), located in San Gerardo de Dota, Costa Rica It was my delight recently to visit the Quetzal Education Research Center… Read More