My dog, Oakley, would play tug-o-war and fetch 24 hours a day, 7 days a week if we played along with her. She especially loves the tug-o-war part. The moment […]
Behold, two of them were going that very day to a village named Emmaus … and they were talking with each other about all these things which had taken place. […]
You can have Christmas without Santa and his elves, without Frosty the snowman, without Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer, and without Dasher, Dancer, Prancer and Vixen, Comet, Cupid, Donner and Blitzen. […]
“I’ll wait with you at the hospital.” “I want to see your performance.” “I’ll come hang out with you.” There’s magic in those three statements, don’t you think? The gift […]
My 14-year-old, very perceptive son, Elijah, remarked after my mother, his grandmother, passed just a few months ago. “ Dad, how can you be so strong?” His question came from […]
Later this week, most of us here in the U.S. will gather with friends and family to celebrate Thanksgiving. While the world’s view of the holiday is bound up in […]
What would you do if you had a million dollars? You might say you would give some to help others. Would you?
Share the love of Christ with others (and ward off dramatic sighs of “I’m bored!”) by doing this fun activity as a family.
What is integrity? It’s really the same as having character. D.L. Moody defined integrity as what you are in the dark. In other words, integrity is who we are when […]
Two weeks ago today we were waking up to hear the tragic news about Las Vegas. It took our breath away, broke our hearts and if you’re like me, caused […]
During the construction of the Union Pacific Railroad, builders had to construct an elaborate trestle across a deep canyon. After it was built, the chief engineer wanted to test it. […]
If you’re a parent, and especially a parent of multiple children, you know what an exhausting, thankless job it can be. It seems like someone’s always upset, complaining, or just […]
Your life is a series of choices. From the instant you wake up in the morning until the moment you nod off to sleep at night, you make countless decisions—decisions […]
After battling stage four breast cancer for a year, my 80 year old mother passed away. I know death is a part of life but it still feels a little […]
The Israelites were commanded to celebrate—and we would be wise to follow suit.
It was said of the church of the first century, “These who have turned the world upside down have come here too” (Acts 17:6 NKJV). That was not meant as […]
”What do you want to be known for?” My Pastor Andy Stanley asked that from the Catalyst Stage, and provoked thought inside both myself and an arena filled with others. […]
A thorny question I am often asked about forgiveness is this: “Should I ask forgiveness from people I have wronged if they are unaware that I have wronged them?” Maybe […]