Trafalgar Update – 6/9/2021

Does God ever really change His mind? In my opinion, one of the most theologically complex questions is:  “If God is omniscient and knows all our actions and responses before we make them, does He really change His mind or do we simply perceive Him of doing so?  In several instances throughout the Scriptures, we are told that God changed …

Trafalgar Update – 6/2/2021

While God can do anything He likes, He prefers to work through His people.  That being said, sometimes I question this method.  As someone who likes to simplify processes, it seems like if I could just snap my fingers and be done with a project, I would.  Or maybe not.   Maybe some projects, but maybe not when it comes to …

Trafalgar Update – 5/26/2021

“A spoonful of honey will catch more flies than a gallon of vinegar.” –Benjamin Franklin -1744 One of the most common misconceptions about the devil is that he has horns and a tail and walks around with a fiery pitchfork.  Hollywood often presents him as a hideous and monstrous goat-like figure, yet early depictions in Scripture describe him as beautiful, …

Trafalgar Update – 5/20/2021

Relationship over Religion There are few people on this earth that I feel completely myself around and know where I stand.  In fact, I’ve known many people who seem to walk through life keeping others at a reasonable distance and keeping relationships that don’t require much maintenance.  They may have friends or acquaintances that they interact with, but when it …

Trafalgar Update – 5/4/2021

Hey Everyone! In 2007 when Sarah and I first felt led to build our family through International adoption, we were looking at El Salvador.  Our adoption agency was working with several countries at that time, including Ukraine, China, Brazil, Russia, Kazakhstan, and Ethiopia.  Many deciding factors went into the program we chose.  Some countries were astronomically expensive, while others required …

Trafalgar Update – 3/28/2021

I recently saw the movie Dunkirk.  Dunkirk is an award-winning film released in 2017 that portrayed the bleak situation where Allied troops, beaten back by German forces were forced to await a beach rescue during the 1940 Battle of France.  Hundreds of thousands of men lined up on the open beaches of Dunkirk anxiously awaiting evacuation via ships from across the …