God’s Providential Care: A Gift for all Ages

RSFordham March 15, 2017

Paul Harvey, in his book More of Paul Harvey’s The Rest of the Story, tells of a time when God’s providential care was clearly seen in the lives of the eighteen choir members of West Side Baptist Church in Beatrice, Nebraska. It was March 1, 1950, and their practice should have started at 7:30 on the nose, yet it didn’t because every single member, for one reason or another, was run . . .

God’s Providential Care Revisited

RSFordham March 15, 2017

I recently shared with you the story about how God’s providential care was seen in the lives of eighteen members of the West Side Baptist Church in Beatrice, Nebraska—a real story originally told by Paul Harvey years ago.

While thinking about this church’s story, I recalled one of my own. A few years back my eldest son had a grapefruit-sized tumor removed from his stomach. In most cases t . . .

Miracles! The Megaphone of God (Part 1)

RSFordham March 15, 2017

Wow! I thought. What an awesome story! Missionaries, cannibals, a terror-filled night, the threat of doom. This adventure had it all! I was on the edge of my seat with anticipation as Mom continued.

Scottish protestant missionaries, John G. Paton and his wife, whose lives were constantly threatened by the natives of the New Hebrides Islands of the South Pacific, were now surro . . .

Miracles! The Megaphone of God (Part 2)

RSFordham March 15, 2017


At times, like with the Patons, I’ve seen God’s handiwork in ways that are beyond explanation—nothing short of miraculous. “Miracles?” you ask. Yes, I’ve seen real bona fide miracles. Let me clarify something here, I’ve often heard people attribute the term miracle very loosely to events that do not qualify. It is not a miracle that “someone looked your way,” or th . . .