Gary Dowdy (Tennessee, USA)
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Jesus said, “Do not let your hearts be troubled. You believe in God; believe also in me. My Father’s house has many rooms; if that were not so, would I have told you that I am going there to prepare a place for you?” - John 14:1-2 (NIV)
When Paulette, my wife of 50 years, died suddenly of a heart attack, I was not prepared for the devastation her loss would cause in my life. But I turned to my faith to sustain me through the grief and sorrow.
Although I have missed Paulette so much, I have...
“You, Lord, are a shield around me” (Ps. 3:3).
Gratitude for God’s eternal love
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Seeing young people, both men and women, participate in and write their testimonies at The Upper Room daily devotional writers’ workshop in Yangon, 2019, has been a highlight for me. The event and testimonies led to the publication of the first Lenten devotional in the Myanmar language. I truly believe that through The Upper Room ministry, the Lord will continue to equip people in Myanmar to grow and to share the gospel of Jesus Christ.”
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