Willow tree or steady oak? Sandy beach or mountainside? Fertile soil or bedrock under our feet? The willow can bend in the wind, but the tightly grained oak is our choice for the best ...

Watch a child stack blocks. It’s the pretty ones they grab first. The bright colors, the interesting faces. Two children stack the same way, even taking blocks from the other’s stack if it’s ...

Take a road trip, and you’ll appreciate the convenience of billboards. Stuckey’s, seven miles ahead! Two more exits to Buc-ees! The cleanest restrooms around! Visit the Omaha Holiday Inn, this ...

Joy shared is joy doubled. If you cook a pie only for yourself, it tastes half as good as one shared with family and friends. Part of the pleasure we take in our success and accomplishments comes ...

Many areas of the world produce fine wine. However, not all grapes like to grow in all conditions. The soil composition, the amount of sun, even the annual rainfall all affect the quality of the ...

Who says a Christian is weak? Where has the notion originated that we become a doormat when we come to Christ? Not from the Bible! Here are four places in the Word that we can plug in to power up ...

To be a good Christian, we often think about the usual things. Love your neighbor as yourself.  (Romans 13:9) Keep yourself pure. (2 Timothy 2:21) Worship the Lord your God and serve only ...

We know of the Great Commission. It’s the impetus of the church, the push to bring the unsaved into the kingdom so that the teachings of Jesus can bring about a good work in their lives. Yet, how ...

When Queen Elizabeth II slipped from this life in September of 2022, the U.K. crown went to her eldest son, Charles. God Save the Queen immediately became God Save the King, and a series of formal ...

In 2021, Texas faced an unprecedented event. An unusually cold February brought ice and snow as far as the Gulf Coast, an area that usually enjoys balmy weather throughout much of the winter. The ...

Is passing out gospel tracts good enough? Does that satisfy the Lord’s command to make the world our mission field? Or is there something more? Certainly, you know that if I’m writing this, ...

Here’s what you must know about lighthouses. They don’t do anyone much good if they are located far inland, tucked behind a rocky outcrop, or nestled in the safest parts of a protected ...

How do you think of yourself? Are you just a salesclerk? Just a teacher? Just a son … a daughter? Maybe just an influencer or a social media blogger … or the owner of a bakery … bike shop … ...
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