I recently read an article about a young woman who broke the world record for hurdling. Pictures in the article show her crying and kneeling afterward, moved by her accomplishment. But what I love the most is that in the following interviews, she gave all the glory to God, acknowledging that her achievement was based … Continue reading Nothing Without Him
Multiple times in our lives we will be faced with making a decision. It could be as simple as where to go out to eat after church on Sunday, or as important as who we should marry and what career to pursue. While going to the wrong restaurant may simply mean a temporary irritation over … Continue reading Decisions, Decisions
My husband Michael likes to make his own air popped popcorn. Because we like to eat healthy, Michael seasons it himself rather than using a store-bought mix. We all enjoy it—except when it comes to the salt. Michael likes his salty, and since we use sea salt, it turns out very salty. After complaining about … Continue reading Are You Salty?
We see the lack of faithfulness in our culture all the time. A volunteer offers to help with a project but doesn’t show up. A salesman offers a special discount but forgets to tell about the fine print. A politician promises to put something into law but fails to follow through once elected. It’s the … Continue reading Faithful Delivery
Do you remember when you first “fell in love”? You couldn’t wait to be around that person. You did things for them that would make them happy, no matter the inconvenience. Emotionally, you couldn’t be any higher. But then time passed, and those emotions waned. Doing things to make your “love” happy became a chore. … Continue reading Our First Love
Sin. You really don’t like to talk about it. It’s not a comfortable topic of discussion and challenges your flesh to give something up. But God finds it necessary to address it because it separates you from Him. It brings destruction to your life—both now and eternally. It’s so serious that the Son of God … Continue reading 12 Good Reasons Not to Sin