We have access to a multitude of teachings about God. We can tune in to spiritual guides on our television and enjoy their teachings 24 hours a day. We can soak it in. If we grow weary of our ...

Mountain climbers know that sometimes things go wrong. So do cross-country skiers. You get out there, and a ski binding breaks, you get a sprained ankle … something. Rally drivers. What can go ...

What’s it with the small stuff, we ask. You know what I mean, going slightly over the speed limit, snacking on the grapes before we put them on the scale, or the wink at our coworker when our ...

Why does God shower his blessing on us? Why does the Father answer our prayers when we ask in faith and believe for the answer? If the answer is for us to feel good or have our need met, that’s ...

How bad is your situation? Are you swamped with responsibilities? Is your financial situation desperate? Is your family about to crumble around you? God says you will be the victor in whatever ...

Hearts falter when giants come calling. It happens to everyone. The singer on stage the first time. The soldier facing overwhelming odds. The entrepreneur when his business model is falling apart ...

We run our lives by the clock. We catch the alarm at six, and we know we must have the toast started by half-past. The subway departs at 7:20, and if we miss it, we can’t clock in on ...

We frown at tightwads. Why do they grasp so tightly at their money when they have enough to share? A miser huddles around a single lightbulb when her bank accounts are fat enough to light her ...

John was a close friend of Jesus. He was one of the four musketeers, the four pinnacles of the modern church, the men who were Christ’s closest associates and who wrote the Master’s story and ...

So, we read there’s global warming. Then we turn the page to find another terrorist attack has taken lives. And flesh-eating bacteria have killed another innocent vacationer. We gasp to see ...

Today only lasts twenty-four hours. Never less, never more. We can time it with a stopwatch. Today never runs too long, and we always have as much of it as we had yesterday. It’s tomorrow ...

A garden center is a wonderful place to visit. Every plant is one we can try. Our yard will explode with color if we choose this or that or maybe the one over there. All we need is our bank card, ...

We love the anticipation of a wrapped present. What could be inside? If someone took the time to box it up, decorate it with patterned paper, and tie it up with ribbon, it must be really ...