Red represents love. Red roses, red hearts, the color of romance and passion. It’s also the color of the blood that Christ shed on the cross. Whoa! We just dove in there, didn’t we? Well, ...

“You must be the one to make the choice to become successful.” (John 15:16 ESV) [Jesus said], You did not choose me, but I chose you and appointed you that you should go and bear fruit and ...

We recognize the title of this article. It comes from The Lord’s Prayer, though it’s a title we’ve given it, not one from the Bible. Yet, the words of the Master sum up much of the mission of ...

Bunker mentality is sometimes all we have left. We must put up a wall for protection from the wiles of the evil one. In its simplest form, we turn off the phone to keep telemarketers from bothering ...

A relay race consists of one runner handing off a baton to another runner at specified exchange points along a race route. No one runner sprints the entire relay race. One of the most respected ...

Apples come in all colors. Well, maybe not all, but certainly in green, yellow, and red. Some we might call pink or lime, and even brown, but the brown ones are fake. It’s the caramel that tans ...

No one’s life runs perfectly smooth. There are always bumps along the way. Hiccups. Those potholes that we try to avoid, and we slam into them anyway. We slap our forehead with the palm of our ...

It’s easy to blame our misfortunes on lack of opportunities. However, what about the times we’ve had success in our grasp, and we’ve thrown it away? What!?! We would never THROW AWAY ...

The Circle of Life. That’s from a 1994 children’s film. It means that what goes around comes around. One thing turns into another, and we can’t stop the process. Living. Dying. All of it. We ...

Television personality Mike Rowe hosted a show called Dirty Jobs for many years. In the series, he tagged alligators, eradicated invasive insects, and cleaned out city sewer lines. There was no place ...

“Do you like what you see around yourself? Do you want things to be different? Then change them. Yes, bringing about change is that simple.” (Romans 12:2 ESV) Do not be conformed to this ...

English teachers shudder at the use of inappropriately used words. When we turn a noun into a verb, chills run up and down their spines. For example, here’s a well-known noun used as a verb in ...

There are coats for all occasions. In the summer we wear lightweight, unlined jackets, and they are perfect for warm summer afternoons. At the first touch of fall, we pull out our windbreakers. They ...