For we are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand that we should walk in them.  Ephesians 2:10

The Blessings of Self-Care

The Blessings of Self-Care

Hello Altered Stories Family. I want to take a moment to talk to you about the blessing of self-care. I know no one talks about this much, but as a follower of Christ and as someone who is active during the week, I cannot tell you how needed this is. We live in a time...

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Wrestling with God

Wrestling with God

Hello Altered Stories Family, As of late, I have read a lot of Science Fiction.  One of the authors I am reading is a man, who not only is good at telling a good story, but he also questions the idea of faith and God and all the things around that. I do not know if he...

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Falling in Love with the Lover of Your Soul

Falling in Love with the Lover of Your Soul

Hello Altered Stories Family, We have entered February where love is often spoken of. In that spirit, I want to shift our eyes to the one who is the author of love. Let me first begin with a story. When I was 10 years old, I had to face one of the hardest surgeries I...

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Finding Rest In The Unrest

Finding Rest In The Unrest

Hello Altered Stories Ministry Family, As I write our country is greatly divided.  Half of the country believes the elections that we just had were fraudulent, the other half is cheering that their candidate won. On top of this, we still have Covid-19 issues to deal...

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Looking Forward in the New Year

Looking Forward in the New Year

Hello Altered Stories Family. As we now enter in to the New Year, what should we expect? While many have said good riddance to 2020, we now need to look forward to this year and ask ourselves what is next? Are we going to see places open up and go back to what used to...

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The Reason is Love

The Reason is Love

Hello Altered Stories Family, As I write it is almost Christmas. Many will gather to celebrate the birth of our Lord, but what is behind his coming? Well, to find that answer let us look at the story through an unlikely character’s eyes. Say you are a shepherd who is...

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Speaking Peace

Speaking Peace

Hello Altered Stories Family, As I write this blog we are living in very uncertain times. There is the threat of violence in the streets and we do not have an elected leader in America. So how are we to respond? In short, I believe we are to pray for our leadership,...

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Bringing Your Hurts to God

Bringing Your Hurts to God

Hello Altered Stories Family, As I write this blog, I'm fighting off a stomach bug. You know the kind that keeps you in bed and you feel like you got hit by a truck.  Oh so fun, which leads me to the topic I want to speak about for a moment. Why must we fight these...

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How to Respond to Grief Jesus’s Way

How to Respond to Grief Jesus’s Way

Hello Altered Stories Family, As I write this week, many things have happened around me. Many people are experiencing heart breaking loss, broken families and in some cases death. Some of these losses by those around me have been so gut wrenching that they remind me...

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The Yom Kippur Story

The Yom Kippur Story

Hello Altered Stories Family, We have just celebrated Yom Kippur. Yom Kippur is known as the feast of atonement on the Hebraic calendar. Now the question is why does this matter if you are a believer in Yeshua, Jesus?  It matters because this day is known as a day of...

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