Years ago I walked out of a local grocery store by a table of American soldiers collecting “Christmas Shoe Boxes.” These gift boxes were to be sent to the faithful soldiers serving our country. I smiled at the soldiers and said a prayer for them under my breath. As I drove from the parking lot, […]


5 Truths for Frustrated Christians

Though I’ve been a Believer most of my life, I only recently came to the “revelization” (revelation+realization) that many of the most common experiences in the Christian walk often lead to feelings of frustration and in the very worst cases, disillusionment with Christianity itself. The following five facts may help ease the pressure some Christ-followers […]

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5 Ways to Hurt Your Wife & Damage Your Marriage

I recently read a short article on the five ways wives were destroying their husbands and marriage and recognized that the points were concise and unarguably accurate. I appreciated the wisdom contained within a few hundred words but was dismayed that no correlating article existed for husbands that might also be unaware of behaviors destroying […]

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Was King David Bipolar?

I am not a medical doctor with a degree in psychiatry and King David is not available for extensive medical testing, so I cannot say with certainty that he was bipolar. However, it is clear that he was a passionate person with extreme emotional highs and lows. Scripture details accounts of his amazing victories as […]

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15,000 Diapers and Counting

I’ve been married now for well over a decade, and in those short years, our family has blossomed. My husband and I discussed all pertinent issues relating to marriage and family during our engagement, including family size. We both agreed that the Master Creator had a better handle on our future than we did, so […]

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Battle Cry

We are they, the Called of the Lord Who stand on this mountain and will not be ignored “Listen you dark ones, you hoards of hell Jesus has chosen, and He’s chosen well He’s awakened His warriors, and armed us with light, Now we’re moving, and shaking, and advancing the fight And we won’t back […]

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World Peace

While we may be efficient at articulating our Christian beliefs, how effectively are we living them? As I consider the turmoil raging in the world around me, I long to be salt and light, to bring peace into the chaos. And yet, just outside my bedroom door, I hear my children bickering, using cutting words […]

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Troops to Recruit

Tired, hungry, bruised and battered, I lie in the tent trying to recover from yet another unsuccessful battle engagement. My right hand is withered in pain, and my feet are swollen. I stretch out on the ragged cot and stare through the hole in the tent at the stars. I know we have been promised […]