John Piper Guides Us Through the Worst Pandemic in 100 Years During the final days of March 2020, after sensing the fear and anxieties of many Christians over the recent news of a new and deadly virus that was spreading across the globe, apologist and author John Piper began writing a book whose aim is […]Read More What Does Jesus Have to do with the Coronavirus?
When Anger Rears its Ugly Head Controlling my anger is something that I’ve struggled with for years. When I was younger, I had very little control of my emotions and would often react harshly when frustrated and I’d end up wounding those closest to me. In the aftermath, I’d be overwhelmed with shame and regret […]Read More When Anger Takes Over
“The heart cannot embrace what the mind cannot believe.” Corey Miller Ph.D. If there were any time in history when both Christians and skeptics needed to see Jesus Christ through “new eyes”, it’s now. Corey Miller, Ph.D., tells us in the Forward of Too Good to be False three reasons why we should read it: […]Read More Too Good to be False: A Review of Tom Gilson’s New Book
When I read about the early church in the book of Acts I am often moved by how the new believers lived. It wasn’t a perfect church, but they were learning how to put into practice what they were taught by sharing all they had with each other according to the members’ needs. It was […]Read More Can You Endure Until The End?
As I held my two-week-old newborn daughter in my arms after her mid-morning feeding, I was feeling both exhausted and content. The incision from my c-section was healing nicely but I was still quite sore. I was having pleasant thoughts about my brother-in-law’s upcoming wedding which was less than a week away. My husband and […]Read More God Is Working for Your Good
It’s a question so many of us are asking lately. With all that’s going on in the world these days it makes us wonder if God is really in control. Does he really know what He’s doing? Does God really care that there’s a pandemic that is killing thousands all over the globe? That senseless […]Read More What on Earth is God Doing?
A father sits with his young son on the edge of the bed explaining why he’s about to get a spanking. In loving and gentle, yet firm, words he speaks about the consequences of disobedience. All the child can think about is how many times he’s going to get whacked. But, deep inside, he knows […]Read More God Disciplines Those He Loves
Telling the Truth: A Foundation of Integrity Teaching our Children the Importance of Telling the Truth by Mary Armand Telling the truth is not always easy and it is sometimes tempting to lie or be slightly dishonest; not the ‘big lies’ but ‘little white lies’. Lies that make things a little easier for us or […]Read More Telling the Truth: A Foundation of Integrity
Loving & Serving with Integrity by Collene Borchardt “I am not here to serve you!” I shouted at my teen in frustration. I had just dropped everything to pick him up early from practice. But upon arriving at home all that concerned him was there being “no food in the house.” We were running late […]Read More Loving & Serving with Integrity
The Weight & The Reward of Integrity by Katrina D. Hamel We pushed the heavy cart to the truck and lifted each length of lumber over the tailgate. We counted as we loaded the building supplies, comparing it to the order we had placed days ago. An order where everything had gone wrong—delays, items out […]Read More The Weight & The Reward of Integrity