Dear Christian Voter

Dear Christian Voter, I was saddened to see that someone recently questioned your love for Jesus because of the way you're voting in the upcoming election. That ought not be so. I hereby affirm you as my brother or sister in Christ by virtue of your faith in the death, burial, and resurrection of Jesus Christ, not by virtue of the ballot you will cast in any … [Read more...]

35 Things to Do Instead of Facebook

Let's be honest. For most of us, there's a lot to like about Facebook. I like reading my friends' status updates and looking at their pictures. I like seeing funny or inspirational memes. I like being encouraged through articles and Scriptures posted by others. I like stumbling across a recipe or quick tip that's helpful in my life. I like finding Christian … [Read more...]

When Life Hands You Trash

Events happen all the time that make us say, "What am I supposed to do with this junk?" Here are three truths to remember when life hands you trash.

Sometimes life hands you trash. Do you get rid of it as soon as possible or try to make the best of it?   Not long ago, our printer died. We did our best to resurrect it, but . . . we failed. So, late one night we set it at the end of our driveway, hoping one of the trash collectors who scout the neighborhood would be happy to take it away for pieces or recycling … [Read more...]

Prayer for a Wounded Nation

Dear Heavenly Father, Creator of the earth and the sky and all that is in them, We come to you humbly, acknowledging to You and reminding ourselves that the Most High God rules in the kingdom of men. This means all attempts of mankind to usurp Your authority will result in devastation on this earth. Every. Single. Time. We can see with our own eyes some of the … [Read more...]

3 Life-Impacting Books for Christian Growth

3 Life-impacting books for Christian growth; resources for encouragement, writing, or impacting truth from God's Word. Biblical wisdom for godly living.

What are the three most life-impacting books you've read concerning Christian growth?  Your regular go-to resources for encouraging others, writing blog posts, or reminding yourself of impacting truths from God's Word? God's Word remains the ultimate life-GIVING book.  But if you don't have life-impacting books on file, it's time to start your collection! Here are mine in … [Read more...]