You Can’t Have Me

My grandpa, my mom’s dad, underwent five-bypass heart surgery in the ’90s. As he was going into surgery, he quoted part of Psalm 23. But when he was waiting, unconscious, in recovery, the devil paid him a visit in a vision. The devil wanted Grandpa to go with him. But Grandpa knew better. “You can’t … Continue reading You Can’t Have Me

You Need a Resurrection

Every year the world celebrates Easter. For some, it’s simply a springtime day of fun to hunt for eggs, decorate with bunnies, and have a special dinner with family. For Christians, however, it’s a day to celebrate the resurrection of Jesus from the tomb the third day after His death. It’s a fun day that … Continue reading You Need a Resurrection

12 Good Reasons Not to Sin

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

Small Beginnings

The tiny little town of Broken Bow, Nebraska may seem obscure and insignificant to some.  But for me, it holds many fond memories.  It was where I was born . . . and born again. In the summer of 1984, a young couple by the name of Mark and Lynn Roche erected a blue puppet … Continue reading Small Beginnings

7 Ways to Teach Your Children How to Hear God’s Voice

Before I was five-months pregnant, God told me that there was a Samuel in my womb. Later I found out that I was having a girl, so I knew He wasn't referring to gender.  Our daughter was going to be like Samuel in that she practiced hearing God's voice and speaking what she heard.  Since … Continue reading 7 Ways to Teach Your Children How to Hear God’s Voice