Daily Devotions

Decorator of the Mind

By Elaine James –   Stinkin thinkin! I felt like giving up. I had had this back pain for months. Things weren’t getting better. I tried many avenues for healing and nothing had changed. Fear was creeping its ugly head into... [Read more of this devotional]

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Christian Life

Bind Up Our Wounds

By Makenzie Allen – Shopping can be a dangerous thing for all of us. Whether it’s at the mall or in Best Buy, money soon vanishes from our pocket and now resides in the nearest... 

The Richest of Blessings

By Diane Mayfield –   I’m constantly learning new spiritual lessons from my grandchildren. I don’t know why I’m amazed, except that I thought I’d learned all I could learn... 

Moving Day

By Mary Sefzik –   In my Father’s house are many mansions…. I go to prepare a place for you.” (John 14:2 KJV). A perfect place prepared especially for me. What a welcomed... 

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Faith

This Old House

By Gillis Killam -   While traveling with a friend, on a rural road we saw an abandoned house where someone had once lived. It was now weather beaten with broken windows and unmown... 

Spiritual Agents for Hire

By Nina Medrano –   I was praying for a loved one who is trapped in a cycle of temptation, asking the Lord to deliver her as he delivered me, to protect her against temptation... 

Erase Contact

By Peter Lundell -   I got a message that a long-ago church member had died a month previously. After a protracted battle with cancer, he finally gave out. I hadn’t seen him... 

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Humor

Smiling at the Future—with or without the Cavities

By Rhonda Rhea - I hear if you put a Whitman’s Sampler under your pillow, the cavity fairy will bring you…a $200 invoice from your dentist. If you try it, you should know that while... 

Package Deal

By Rhonda Rhea - Big things come in small packages. I think the person who said that sat beside me in my high school geometry class. Even though I was really bad at geometry, I would... 

What’s a Wasted Life?

By Dawn Wilson –   A popular retro refrigerator magnet proclaims, “A clean house is a sign of a wasted life.” From the looks of my house, I’m not wasting any time! No,... 

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Reviews

Inescapable by Nancy Mehl

By Nike Chillemi –   Elizabeth Lynn “Lizzie” Engel grew up in Kingdom, Kansas, an Old Order Mennonite community hidden away in a remote rural area. She became pregnant... 

Works of Darkness by V.B. Tenery

By Nike Chillemi –   Police Chief Matt Foley’s beloved, deceased wife Mary was best friends with Sara Bradford, but Matt doesn’t like Sara or trust her. In fact, deep... 

Broken Allegiance by Mark Young

By Nike Chillemi – An accident that killed his son, shattered Detective Tom Kagan’s life. The offending driver, a gangbanger, ran from the scene and was never brought to justice.... 

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Find Your Calling

Go Ahead – Take a Big Sip

By Dan Miller Theologian John S. Dunne tells the story about a group of Spanish sailors who reached the continent of South America after a long and dangerous voyage. They happened to approach right at the headwaters of the Amazon River, an expanse of water so wide the sailors assumed it was a continuation of the Atlantic Ocean. [Read more of this review]  Read More →

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