The Power of Encouragement

Someone once said, “We live by encouragement, and we die without it—slowly, sadly, and angrily...”

Everything I Needed to Know About Life I Learned from a Jigsaw Puzzle

When things aren’t going so well, take a break...

Thirteen Chapters and No Sin

What sin did Joseph commit? Having trouble coming up with one? You are not alone.

No Games With God

Human beings play games with each other. I'm not talking about games like baseball or golf. I am thinking instead of those generally called "mind games." You have either played them, have had them played...

A National Prayer

Almighty God, who has given us this good land for our heritage, we humbly beseech Thee...

But Before That…

In 1992, when Governor Kirk Fordice stated unreservedly, “America is a Christian nation,” the response bordered on hysteria. But before that... Congress declared 1983 to be the “Year of the Bible” and stated that the Bible,...

How to Handle Criticism

Criticism is something all Christians experience. We should expect it. It simply is not possible to please everyone. If it were possible to please all men, then we would not please Jesus who said, “Woe unto you when all men shall speak well of you! for so did their fathers to the false prophets” (Luke 6:26). How should we deal with criticism?

How to Deal with Negative People

How do we deal with the criticisms of negative people?

Until I Make It Better

As I was growing up, I had a good friend who always said, “Let’s take the bull by the horns and get this thing done.” It was his way of saying, “Things will not...

Living it Day By Day

Living It Day by Day She sat alone in an old people’s home, Lonely and old and gray; She wished that someone, just anyone, Would call on her that day. Did you? He lay for days on his hospital bed; The...