Post Archive of Rondi

God used Rondi's hungers--for life, love, fame, and fortune--to drive her into the arms of her Savior, Jesus Christ, before she finished high school. Forty years later she's more confident than ever that Jesus can satisfy and save her from anything. She is married to Mark Lauterbach, has 3 married children, 4 grandchildren, and a labradoodle named Sasha.

“Ask” and Hear Jesus’ Answer: Meditating on Mark 10

Why should I turn my unfiltered desires into prayer? So Jesus can first transform me and then answer them.

Impossible Freedom: Applying Mark 10

Quarantine jails us with ourselves. Have you ever tried to set yourself free from a bad habit? It’s excruciatingly difficult. Read on to hear how Jesus offers the impossible.

Against Fear: A Treatment Plan for Covid-19

How do we fight against fear while scientists wage war against the Covid-19 virus? Read this guest post by Mark Lauterbach

Why Do I Resist a Hidden Life?

The Corona virus has forced us all into a hidden life, not just for ourselves, but to protect our neighbor. How will you and I manage it?

Hungry To Serve: Studying Mark 10

How eager am I to serve others when I’m distracted by my own fears? Let’s follow Jesus and watch how he serves on the way to Jerusalem.

Courage for His Son: Applying Mark 9

Jesus needed courage to face the cross, and we need courage to take up our cross and follow. Hear God’s word of courage to you today.

How Freely He Loves Us: Applying Mark 8

In Mark 8, Jesus turns toward the cross. Why did he do it? What compelled him?

Upset with His Disciples: Studying Mark 8

What makes you mad? Do you think Jesus was ever upset with his disciples? Find out what his holy anger looks like and what brings him joy.

Clean or Dirty?: Applying Mark 7

What makes you feel clean or dirty? In Mark 7 Jesus challenges our definition of “dirty” and shows us how