When Sharks Won’t Bite

My children were thrilled, but I felt uneasy. During a family vacation, we visited an aquarium where people were encouraged to pet small sharks kept in a special tank. When I asked the attendant if…

Divine Diversions

It can be difficult when we’re told “no” or “not now,” especially when we sense God has opened a door for us to serve others. Early in my ministry, two opportunities came my way where…

Untying the Rope

A Christian organization works to promote the healing nature of forgiveness. One of their activities involves a skit in which a person who has been wronged is strapped back to back with a rope to…

Staying True to Your Marriage (Part 2 of 2)

Best-selling author Dr. Gary Chapman describes how extramarital affairs often begin, and encourages couples to take active steps to invest in and protect their marriage. He also discusses the importance of knowing and using your…

Your Eulogy

My heart is full from attending the funeral of a faithful woman. Her life wasn’t spectacular. She wasn’t known widely outside her church, neighbors, and friends. But she loved Jesus, her seven children, and twenty-five…

Your Eulogy

My heart is full from attending the funeral of a faithful woman. Her life wasn’t spectacular. She wasn’t known widely outside her church, neighbors, and friends. But she loved Jesus, her seven children, and twenty-five…

Vanity on Fire

In February 1497, a Monk named Girolama Savonarola started a fire. Leading up to this, he and his followers spent several months collecting items that they thought might entice people to sin or neglect their…

Staying True to Your Marriage (Part 1 of 2)

Best-selling author Dr. Gary Chapman describes how extramarital affairs often begin, and encourages couples to take active steps to invest in and protect their marriage. He also discusses the importance of knowing and using your…