Recently members of our church distributed school supplies at a back-to-school event in an underprivileged community. To our church’s credit, we had more volunteers than we needed to man the tables, so I decided to be on the lookout for families as they arrived or for people carrying empty backpacks. Then I would lead families to the tables where they would (more…)
As I minister to people or as I share their stories in my role as a journalist, I’ve come to recognize people seldom see themselves as they truly are. I may or may not know you, but I may know a few things about you that perhaps you don’t know about yourself.
- First, you are more loved than you can comprehend. (more…)
You believe that there is one God. Good! Even the demons believe that—and shudder.—James 2:19
Years ago, I worked for the popular pastor of a large church. People were draw by his charismatic personality. He shared so many personal anecdotes in his messages that people felt they knew him. This made for some borderline creepy scenarios, both in person and via email.
So God created man in His own image, in the image of God He created them; male and female He created them.—Genesis 1:27
For years now, my husband has been complaining about a trend in TV commercials and shows in which men are depicted as cavemen-like bumbling fools. But you can always count on the woman to set others right.
“They make men (more…)
By the seventh day God completed His work which He had done, and He rested on the seventh day from all His work which He had done. – Genesis 2:2
You shall work six days, but on the seventh day you shall rest; even during plowing time and harvest you shall rest. – Exodus 34:21
My family knows it’s a high compliment when (more…)