Life should be a joyous experience, and many times it is. The kids are dressed for church, our spouse smiles warmly, and the car starts without fail. That’s not everyone’s life. Some days, ...

Money is a fact of life. We must have it. There are things we cannot do, a standard of living we cannot maintain, without access to cash. Even to live simply, our goods and services must come ...

Trauma tries to take over our lives. Each day. We awake to the serenity of a golden sunrise, and before we know it, the kids come awake. The morning becomes a terror, and the day refuses to slow ...

We know the story of the three little pigs. The big, bad wolf huffed and puffed, and he blew two of their houses down. The spider refused to leave little Miss Muffet alone. Humpty Dumpty should ...

Look at the two sides to any coin. Both are very different. A head and a tail. You can only experience one at a time. You view the head, and you admire the exquisite design, or you flip to the ...

Learning is vital to becoming the best we can be. Most careers require us to attend ongoing education courses. We must keep abreast of new developments in our field. If we fail to attend our ...

Young people today face a special challenge. Their lives are not their own. Dad says this. Mom says that. The school says yet something else. Then there’s the youth pastor and what they’re ...

Travel can be a strenuous affair. Who knows if the airplane will land on time, and what if we can’t catch our connection? Will our hotel reservation be lost in the shuffle? And what about our ...

Do you see the boogie man in every shadow? Does fear leap out at you from every corner? Are you afraid to step out in Christ because of something in your past? God says to stop it! You are a ...

What’s in Christianity for the youth of today? When you have a strong back, smooth cheeks, and a bright smile, what need do you have of God? What can the Church and the Word of God offer you ...

Do you feel like things are always going wrong? That’s not your life. Do depression and anxiety dog your footsteps? That’s not how God wants you to live. Do you struggle with family ...

We are mighty in God. We stand tall when the Lord is our foundation. We mount up as eagles and soar the skies with Jesus as the wind in our wings. How did we become such awesome people in ...

Life is full of strange things. The universe is wide and glorious. Under the earth’s seas are more wonders than we can imagine. We’ve seen it all, we claim, except . . . ...