I love God and I love His creation! The two are inseparable: “For since the creation of the world God’s invisible qualities—His eternal power and divine nature—have been clearly seen, being understood from what has been made…” (Romans 1:20). And while I can (and do) enjoy God’s handiwork just sitting on the deck overlooking my back yard, I’ve discovered the national parks provide an even greater variety of environments in which to worship and learn more about the Creator. My prayer is that my humble observations will strengthen you in your Christian walk, whet your appetite for your own exploration of our wonderful parks, and, most importantly, in case you don’t know what in the world I’m talking about, encourage you to “seek the Lord while He may be found [and] call on Him while He is near” (Isaiah 55:6). He’s knocking on your heart’s door right now (Revelation 3:20).
April 25, 2012 The very hairs of your head are all numbered. Matthew 10:30 The statistics on national park visitation in 2011 are out. They show that among the National Park Service units (all 397 of them), the Blue Ridge... Continue reading →