Author Archives: Brenda Jank

God Speaks

God speaks to us through creation. He speaks to us through his Word. God speaks to us through quiet hearts. When I was little, I was baffled—BAFFLED—by Jesus’ desire to pray. “Why would…

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Christmas Returns

Each December God’s people return. We return to The Story. We revisit the manger. Tucked into Luke 8 is an account of Jesus returning to a seaside community where he frequently gathered…

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Compassion Fatigue: Life in the Trench

Some of us are living life “in over our heads” meeting critical needs of others morning, noon, and night. Boundaries blur. The call of duty is relentless. Disaster Relief Workers Trauma Care…

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The Leadership Question

The right question, at the right moment can convict, empower, transform. The opening question from a recent blog post of Dave Kraft made a beeline for my heart. Run Hard. Rest Well.…

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Praying for Those Who Are Winded

The eyes of those around us speak volumes. Do you know and love someone who is weary? Have you seen their eyes? Do you know their ache? Consider using this prayer as…

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