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10 Daily Questions to Strengthen Your Marriage

Pride and stubbornness prevent us from apologizing when we’re wrong. The internal argument usually goes like this, “Well, she was more wrong than I was. I’ll apologize when she does.” But this is the wrong attitude. God holds us accountable for our sinful behavior regardless of someone else’s.

The Day My Foster Son Leaned Into Me

Andrew won’t remember this moment, and God willing his body will forget the scarring on his heart. But for these past three years he has carried the trauma.

Fighting the Budget War

What appeared to be financial bondage turned out to be financial freedom. For the first time in our lives, we didn’t have to wonder where the money would come from.

Intimacy

In the physical, it is a common thing for people who have received an organ from another person to have memories from that person’s life. When we partake of our Father’s blood in the blood of Jesus, I believe we are also given access to His memories, His thoughts toward us, the plans He made for us from before the foundation of the world.

Three Things God Says About COVID-19

If I were to offer any advice during this time of social distancing it would be this. Use this time to read the Bible. Y’all! There’s a wealth of truth and wisdom from the Lord inside those pages. Let them be a healing balm to your worried soul. Let them guide your decisions so that fear doesn’t lead you, but His peace sustains you.

Lenten Meditation: Eulogize Your Living Loved One

We busily go through our lives, often thinking many kind thoughts and feeling loving, appreciative sentiments for our loved ones, but not stopping to put words and voice to them…nourishing the soul of ones we love.

The Only Love That Makes Sense

Such love. That was what brought me to tears. Such peace at having my Heavenly Father direct my steps. That’s what had caused my emotional outpouring.

The Coronavirus Pandemic

As fear of the coronavirus pandemic grips the hearts and minds of many around the world some can’t help but ask “Is this the end of the world?” How should the believer respond to this issue? What does it mean prophetically and how can we use this as an opportunity to share the hope that we have in Christ?

Matthew’s Gospel: Golden

Gold, the precious metal that can make fortunes or destroy lives, is also a metaphor for “priceless.” When we esteem something of the highest value, we call it “golden.” Strangely enough, a paraphrase of the words of Jesus from the Sermon on the Mount has been dubbed, ”The Golden Rule.” We often quote it this […]

Matthew’s Gospel: Judgment

Jesus warns us against being a judgmental person, one who has a critical spirit. The critical spirit is rooted in shame, in deep feelings of personal inadequacy.  We all know someone like this.

Winds of Change

She lifts her hands Extended, palms open-Completely letting go

God Wants to Be Pursued!

From the moment He created Adam, down through the centuries to this very moment, God pursues an intimate relationship with us—more specifically, you and me.

Matthew’s Gospel: Worry

We should never be caught wasting our energy. Worry is a power drain that diverts our human and spiritual resources.

Matthew’s Gospel: Fulfill

Each of us is on the earth to worship God. To walk with Jesus on the Path of Life is to live the worship-filled life.

Jesus’ Words from the Cross: a Word of Salvation

We all go our own way — wandering off and needing God’s rescue.  And we’re all faced with a choice (as these two criminals were), God’s salvation or our own.  Yes, even as believers, “saved ones.”

Uncovering the Truth about Head Coverings

Head coverings were and still are an outward symbol for women to wear to show that they respect this order, while also showing that they are in submission to God’s plan.