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 →

Praying the Scriptures: Prayers for Seasons of Change

On Monday morning, our family woke up just like usual, not having a clue that the number of children in our home would double before the end of the day. Not only Continue Reading →

Praying the Scriptures: Praying for Persecuted Christians

Making plans for this space is one of my weaknesses, to be honest with you. The best bloggers keep an editorial calendar, scheduling posts months in advance, but me? I’m Continue Reading →

Preparing for Persecution

Another mass shooting took place last week, and it seems that Christians were once more a target. This incident sparked a touching conversation with my daughter that still lingers in my 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 →

10 Scriptures for Hurting Hearts

This sin-smeared planet is a painful one, isn’t it? Ain’t that the truth. It’s a place where vulnerable hearts and sensitive spirits are easily wounded, left battered and bruised by sin Continue Reading →

“A Man After My Own Heart”

King David. In God’s words, “a man after My own heart.” (Acts 13:22; 1 Samuel 13:14) Have you ever wondered…why? This man who proved himself capable of lust. Which led to Continue Reading →