Hope

What I learned from Hallmark Christmas Movies: Ok, I’ll be really honest – when I heard the Hallmark Channel was going to start 24/7 Christmas movies ...

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Love’s Strength

Whose love can this be that is as mighty as the conqueror of monarchs? Does it belong to the destroyer of the human race? Would ...

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How to Have a Calm and Quiet Soul (from Somebody Who Struggles with It)

Stop. Be still. Rest. That’s from the Bible. Jesus said, “Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you ...

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Appreciate Your Pastor!

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 ...

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The Issue of Diet

In Romans 14, Paul was addressing a problem in the church in Rome regarding the issue of diet: what we eat and drink. In Romans ...

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Effectively Communicating With Your Husband

I've found that communicating with my husband, Greg, can be challenging for many reasons — especially with our current pace of life. There is one ...

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Joy in All Circumstances

Do you have joy in your life? Life sure challenges it sometimes does it? We all know what it's like when life doesn't go as ...

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Do You Have Difficult People in Your Life?

Do you have difficult people in your life? Also known as “Sandpaper People” because they rub you the wrong way or “EGRs” because “Extra Grace ...

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What I Said and Saw at the Dinner at the White House

I had the opportunity last night to be a guest with over 100 Evangelical leaders at the White House. The First Lady did an amazing ...

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Let Your Light Shine

I’m sure it’s no big news to you that we live in a youth obsessed culture.  Being a woman in media, I was more acutely ...

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4 Ways to Keep a Journal

It begins with an awkward moment. Then, “I don’t know what to write…” But when you’re starting to keep a journal, it’s worth the discomfort ...

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What’s Wrong With Grownups

Fathers, do not embitter your children or they will become discouraged. – Colossians 3:21

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Step In Their Shoes

My family has found out that the old saying ‘you don’t know what you’ve got until it’s gone’ is so true! My wife Tracy, had Knee ...

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A Clean Slate: How to Forgive Someone Who Has Hurt You

In different stages in our life, we may be confronted with the difficult task of forgiveness. The following chart and steps help us get started ...

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How Does God Forgive Sin?

Suppose someone comes up and punches you in the nose. You decide you’ll be bighearted about it and say, “Even though you punched me, I ...

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No Exemptions

May the whole earth be filled with his glory! Amen and amen! Psalms 72:19 This is a large petition. To intercede for a whole city needs a ...

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A Legacy of Faith and Love

A Legacy of Faith and Love As I write this, my dad is in the hospital. He was admitted two days ago.  What started as a ...

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What Will Heaven Be Like?

Gustav Mahler’s Fourth Symphony is based on a poem that describes heaven from a child’s point of view. The music certainly sounds heavenly. The symphony’s ...

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