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
Practising integrity will make you become someone with ‘words that can be trusted’. It does not matter how impossible it might seem, doing what is right and acceptable before God can give you access to God’s favor, kindness, security and guidance.Read More Why is Integrity Important in the Life of a Christian?
In 2019, I was invited to write an article in a series on kindness at Healing Home. My family and I have been reflecting on showing compassion during difficult times and I recalled the things I wrote last year. I’m sharing it here with you in the hopes that you’ll be encouraged to show kindness […]Read More Showing Compassion to the Hurting
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?