Praying the Scriptures: Prayers for Strength in Times of Sickness

Times of sickness are unavoidable in this fallen world. Some illnesses are fairly minor. Viruses and infections, colds and flu, chicken pox and pink eye. Others are much more serious, Continue Reading →

Even at Gunpoint, Yes, I Am a Christian

“Mama?” my eleven-year-old asked. “What would you say if someone held a gun to your head and asked if you were a Christian?” This is one of those times when Continue Reading →

Worth Your Everything

Do you ever spend time thinking about God? I do. (Though not as often as I should.) And recently I’ve been thinking about how grand He is. How resplendent. How monumentally Continue Reading →


Lice, urine, and poop. I’m sorry. I probably should’ve warned you before blurting that out. But those three words sum up last week pretty well for me. In no particular Continue Reading →

Against All Odds: Remarkable Faith and Miraculous Healing

There was a woman who had had a discharge of blood for twelve years, and though she had spent all her living on physicians, she could not be healed by Continue Reading →

How God Brings Deliverance From Fear

“I sought the LORD, and He answered me; He delivered me from all my fears.” Psalm 34:4 What a powerful statement about our God: “He delivered me from all my Continue Reading →

Never Doubt…

I want to share something with you that’s very close to my heart. Many of you know of my husband’s cancer diagnosis this year. He has been treated and is Continue Reading →

“According to Your Word”

My Christmas tree is still standing tall, the ornaments placed so lovingly last month still clinging to its branches. Candles still wink at me from my windows. My decades-old hand-carved nativity Continue Reading →

Where Are All the Stockings?

Six stockings hang from our mantle. And I’m incredibly thankful for each one. Because they represent some very precious people in my life…and one furry little friend to us all. Continue Reading →

Thankful for Trials and for Their Blessings in Disguise

Until this year, I had not experienced much suffering in my life. I didn’t have to look for blessings in disguise; my blessings paraded themselves rather boldly. I remember feeling Continue Reading →