The Value of Treasure

Not long ago, I read an online article about children’s toy collectibles. The article stated that if you were lucky enough to own certain toys from particular time periods, you could be sitting on a […]

Tell Your Story

I was reminded to keep telling my story and to keep telling His story–the story of Christ. When I got saved in 5th grade, I never would have imagined this church. I was just afraid […]

The Eve of Destruction

My small group has been discussing the topic of decision making from a Biblical perspective. Our first study reference was from the book of Genesis. What better example of poor decision making is there than […]

Strike the Match!

The thief’s purpose is to steal and kill and destroy. My purpose is to give them a rich and satisfying life. John 10:10 (NLT) Addiction. It’s described as a compulsive, chronic, physiological or psychological need […]

Christmas Time is Love.

Whoever does not love does not know God, because God is love. This is how God showed his love among us: He sent his one and only Son into the world that we might live […]

Questions from Henri Nouwen

Nouwen is one of my favorite authors. He wrote from his personal experience and his transparency ministered to thousands of people. I recently read a few questions he posed in one of his books: Did […]

God Rocks

“Just because what you do is invisible, doesn’t mean it’s not important.” ~ Craig Groeschel In the neighborhood where I live, we have an anonymous artist who paints ordinary, every day rocks and leaves them […]

Grace to be Authentic

Toward the end of his life, Irish playwright George Bernard Shaw was asked what person in history he would most like to have been.  He responded by saying he would most like to have been […]

The Great Pumpkin Carver

It’s baaaaaaack! It’s that time of year when PUMPKIN SPICE is now available to consume in EVERYTHING! Including, but not limited to, coffees, creamers, teas, biscuits, muffins, cakes, pancakes and even potato chips. Pumpkins themselves […]

Got Joy?

Sometime in the last year, I attended a Christian women’s event.  The title of the presentation was, “Have you seen my Joy?  Providing truths that lead to an oasis of joy in the desert of […]