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A father who makes the Lord his trust

“Blessed is the man who makes the Lord his trust” (Psalm 40:4 ESV). In addition, blessed is the family of the man who makes…

Prayer

The key to great prayer

A few weeks ago, I asked our church a dangerous question: “What grade would you give your prayer life?” About 160 people gave their…

Life’s Challenges

Plan for a train

Plan for a train One of my daughter’s track coaches was known for being that kind of coach—the one who set a high bar…

Friends & Family

Never give up

Irene came of age during the Great Depression—a young mother before WWII. Her marriage was fraught with neglect and abuse as she raised her…

Living My Faith

Gift formula

There’s a piece of artwork on my desk that’s quite valuable—at least to me. One of my kids took some crayons and drew a…

Bible 101

Wanted: Dead (to be made alive)

There was a baptism at our church recently. Cute little girl in a fancy little dress. She had a bow in her hair. She…

Friends & Family

Convicted yet forgiven

When my boys were younger, I took them to swimming lessons. One day I talked about my church to another mom. She responded, “I…

Living My Faith

No matter what

I’ve had this repetitive thought in my mind lately. It’s a question, really. It shows up every time I say “I’m so blessed” in…

Bible 101

A hole and the whole

Recently, our 16-year-old son got his first phone. (Yes, we lean slightly toward the old-school way of life. . . . We also still…

Friends & Family

Blessings, not burdens

I was at the grocery store with my three kiddos when the cashier scanned the three bottles of wine I was buying for a…

Living My Faith

The weakest link

“A chain is only as strong as its weakest link” is a proverb inspired from an 18th-century book by Thomas Reid.  Ideally, God’s visible…

Living My Faith

Are you ready for creation’s final concert?

Sometimes I think singing isn’t as much a part of our culture as it used to be. The evidence is everywhere. About a month…