A few months ago my husband and I, together with our two pre-teen children, started having a family devotional time during the evening several nights a week. We recognized the importance of teaching our kids about the characteristics of God so that they would begin to embrace Him as a Person and not just be […]Read More The Benefits of Family Devotions
Angela Forker is not your average photographer. Like many, she uses her photos to tell a story, but her work is special because there is always a deeply emotional element that makes every photo session unique and meaningful. Angela, a wife and mom, started out doing photo sessions of newborn babies, a popular trend for […]Read More Haunted to Healed: A Photographer Helps Post-Abortive Women
I never realized just how powerful prayer was until I read the book, “This Present Darkness“, by Frank Peretti. My eyes were opened to a whole new realm of life – the spiritual realm. It’s a realm where critical battles are fought, temptation is overcome and the heart of God is known. •Disclaimer: This article contains […]Read More Why Prayer is Vital to Christian Living
The Song of Songs, also known as Song of Solomon, paints a beautiful and intimate portrayal of the budding marriage relationship between Solomon and his bride. Some blush as they read through this Old Testament book. I know I did the first time I read it as a young woman. Many wonder why God required […]Read More How to Seek Happiness in God
It was a warm Summer afternoon and the congregation was settling into their wooden pews preparing for another midweek sermon. The pastor, who was concerned that his flock had been virtually unaffected by the revival that was happening in surrounding areas, had invited another speaker to address the church in the hopes that the people […]Read More Is God Angry With Sinners?
I can only think of a few things on earth that I thoroughly enjoy. Breathtaking landscapes come to mind. Traveling from the city to the countryside, to the mountains or to tropical places causes me to experience refreshment and renewal. I can feel my whole body relax and the tension just melts away. I also […]Read More What is the Christian’s Delight?
For every Christian, it is essential to grow in knowledge and insight continually in order to live the life God has called us to live while still in this world. While there are hundreds of Christian authors who’ve written books to help the believer understand the Bible better, few have been generous enough to provide free quality downloadable ebooks with no strings attached. I’d like to share with you the three trusted scholars and two gospel-centered ministries that have made my shortlist.Read More 100+ Free Downloadable Resources for Your Spiritual Growth
How should we handle this holiday? A round-up of articles about Christians and Halloween.Read More Christians and Halloween
“Lean not on my understanding because my understanding is very limited and finite. My limited, finite understanding is not reliable; I cannot rely on it. It is not trustworthy; I cannot trust it. I should not allow the way I feel to dictate what I do—my actions. I should only allow the truth to dictate […]Read More The Heart That Heals: A Review
Obsession For the poorest of paupers, she flaunts, always the unreachable dream. For the wealthiest of kings, she dances, ruling his heart through cunning means. Many long to touch her, to hold her, and some have accomplished the task. Her embrace is intoxication, and in her essence, they long to bask. Her existence […]Read More Should Christians Pursue Wealth?