Our God Will Supply . . .

Pastor Jack Graham told about a big fat bird sitting in his backyard. It reached down and dug out a worm. It took the worm in its beak and...

A Candid Interview with Steve Austin, Author of ‘From Pastor to Psych Ward’

I grew up in a fundamentalist church culture that demanded outward performance, to the detriment of genuine faith. Because my brain didn't work like other Christians I knew, I learned to blend in and keep my mouth shut.

A Blueprint for Prayer: Three Personal Petitions

Martin Lloyd-Jones said, “Man is at his greatest and highest when upon his knees he comes face to face with God.” Jesus knew the importance of coming face to...

Blessed to be a Blessing

W. Clement Stone said, “If you are really thankful, what do you do? You share.” Generous people with caring hearts discover ways to bless others.

Reflecting on Privileges, Burdens of Ministry

Pastors love walking with their people through life’s celebrations and tribulations, but in ministry, pastors often carry burdens of their own.

Open the Eyes of my Heart, Lord

In Ephesians 1, Paul didn’t pray for material blessings, but for spiritual perception. In verse 19, he prayed “the eyes of your understanding being enlightened.” The word understanding means heart.

Does God Have our Ultimate Loyalty

Loyalty is the quality of standing firm in one’s devotion or allegiance to someone or something. Loyalty comes from the heart, not from a feeling of obligation or from a legal contract.

The Difficulty of Finding Love

A father had two sons who he loved very much. In fact, his love for them was perfect and unending. Unfortunately, due to ignorance, neither son realized his father’s love.

Where is the Hope for a Messed up Life and World?

You are probably familiar with daily news reported on TV and by various other media. What are your thoughts about what is happening in our world? Over one hundred...

The Savior is Knocking

Scripture Reading: Revelation 3:20 Jesus is our humble Savior. He waits for us to open the door. We have probably all seen some rendition of The Light of the World, William Holeman Hunt’s...

Business

Christians, Work, and Bad Behavior

As a 34-year employee of the Federal government, including 20 years as a manager, I saw all kinds of behavior: professional, unprofessional, and downright...

Questions To Ask Before Taking Social Security

Social Security can be an important part of your retirement income. So, before you start making decisions about your payments, you’ll want to know...

Financial Tips For Single Women

What are your financial goals? Men and women face the same economic stress factors of modern life, but women still face specific obstacles.

Education

Can Two Days Change Your Life?

Could two days change your life? Have you dreamed of having your work published or landing that big book contract? It could happen – but not if you don’t do something about it. Sign up HERE for the Ohio Christian Writers Conference November 8-9, 2019 You have a chance to put...