Sunday, January 4, 2009

Hebrews 4:16 - Let us then approach the throne of grace with confidence, so that we may receive mercy and find grace to help us in our time of need.

Oooops yall did it again!

Our prayers for smooth meetings with the Dr's was answered, our desire for more and better pain management was answered, and our request for more wisdom in making decisions was also quickly answered. All of these things and several other prayers were answered almost immediately. I really think the answers were already being taken care of before I (we) had a chance to even ask about them. I am so joyful!

Speaking of joy, Peggy got word Saturday morning that Dr Ravi Zacharais was in town. So we made plans to attend and we slipped down the road with Jim, Lisa, Sandy, and cousins Mac & Theresa to listen. Dr. Ravi Zacharais spoke on the topic "Where is God when life hurts". I thought that if he wasn't doing a good job explaining things, I could get on stage and help him out a little. Needless to say he did a great jod and it was totally awesome.

If you ever get an opportunity to hear him, go. Ravi is a converted Hindu, that moved to Canada back in the 60's and has developed several international ministries since that time. His thinking (and speaking) are on par with some of the greatest Christian minds ever. He has developed his mind and his public speaking abilities into what is called a Christian apologist. He spends a lot of time debating atheists, poly-theists, muslims, and mother earth types on college campuses.

We love you and may God bless you on this day,

Frank & Peggy


Anonymous said...

OK, I admit it.....I've gone from one emotion to another......sad to jealous......I would have given my eye teeth or my disguised gray hair to see Dr. Ravi Zacharais. I listen to him on the radio regularly. What a blessing for you! So glad you all were able to have that opportunity (next time call me:).

Jeanne Bruno

Andi Swatts said...

It was sooooo awesome to see you guys in church today! I will always carry the memory of my first chemo at the West Clinic - Frank, you were running around with your Elvis glasses and springy Santa hat... Asking all the women (patient and staff alike) "Want a piece of candy, little girl?" Talking and getting to know you as more than another person from Hope has been really uplifting in my own fight! God Bless you and Peggy and the kids! Know that we're lifting you all up!!!!!

Anonymous said...

I may never have an chance to hear Dr. Zacharias, but I have had the priviledge to know and witness the faith of Frank Carlton. It continues to make an impact on my life. Thanks to you and Peggy, we know more about living each day in the light. We continue to pray for you. God Bless You. Margaret Martin