A Widow's Hope
October 26th, 2023
The club nobody wants to join: widowhood... I don’t like the word, even to check it on a form. But being a widow is part of God’s design for my life, and so accept it I must. I guess my life is mu...
Belle Aire Loves the Boro
October 23rd, 2023
The last documented words of Jesus before His ascension to heaven were, “You shall be My witnesses in Jerusalem, Judah, Samaria and even to the remotest part of the earth.” Acts 1:8Did you notice wher...
Disabilities and the Church
October 19th, 2023
How is the church meeting the needs of people with disabilities and their families? As a special educator, pastor’s wife, and most importantly mother of a daughter with Down Syndrome, I think of this ...
Seven Ways to Seek God as a Busy Mom
October 18th, 2023
I remember the days as a new mom, wondering where all the time was going. Daytime and nighttime blended together as I was feeding my newborn around the clock, and caring for her every need in between...
7 Steps Toward Experiencing Intimacy with God in Prayer
July 19th, 2023
In the eighth grade at Hobgood Elementary, my science teacher asked us to write a research paper on a science topic of our choice. I didn’t know what to research, so he suggested archaeology. I didn’t...
5 Ways to Seek God as a Young Adult
July 12th, 2023
We all remember what it’s like to get our first taste of real freedom in life. A time when your parents allowed you to make a decision for yourself that used to belong to them. For many of us that exp...
The Gospel and Adoption
July 5th, 2023
When my husband and I began dating, one of our earliest conversations was about adoption. Knowing children were growing up without the stability of a loving home deeply troubled both of us. We felt le...
3 Simple Ways to Share Faith with Preschoolers
May 9th, 2023
When considering this topic, I immediately went back to the simple moments when my own girls were preschoolers-- the simple moments that are now my favorite memories in the hectic days of caring for e...
How Do We Know the Bible is True?
April 9th, 2023
The truth of the Bible can’t be proven scientifically, but a compelling case can be made employing the rules of evidence, which is the method I’ll be using for this article. After the case supporting ...
The Heart of Holy Week
April 5th, 2023
The heart of Holy Week centers on the person of Jesus Christ, more specifically His passion, death and resurrection, which is the core of the Christian faith. ...
A Dozen Ideas for Faith-filled Easter Basket
April 2nd, 2023
You have the monogrammed basket you have used for years, or maybe each year you purchase a new brightly-colored basket for Easter goodies. There’s no problem finding an array of stuffed animals, Easte...
The Greatest of All Celebrations
March 31st, 2023
The reason for the most significant and joyous celebration is fast approaching. We call it Easter--Resurrection Sunday. As parents and grandparents who desire our children to experience, celebrate, an...