Fearing a Lack of Words

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Fearing a Lack of Words by Crystal Storms   “To those who use well what they are given, even more will be given, and they will have an abundance. But from those who do nothing, even what little they have will be taken away” (Matthew 25:29, NLT)   Tuesdays are […]

A Quivering Pen

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A Quivering Pen by Doris Hoover   “For the Spirit God gave us does not make us timid, but gives us power,love and self-discipline” (2 Timothy 1:7).   I stare out my window, not writing, just staring. Near the windowpane, a tiny leaf quivers in the breeze. I identify with […]

Warfare of Writing

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Warfare of Writing by Tina Yeager   “The Lord is my light and my salvation—whom shall I fear? The Lord is the stronghold of my life—of whom shall I be afraid? … Though an army besiege me, my heart will not fear; though war break out against me, even then […]

Overcoming a Fear of Social Media

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Overcoming a Fear of Social Media by Carl Colbert   “For the Kingdom of Heaven is as a man traveling into a far country, who called his own servants and delivered unto them his goods” (Matthew 25:14, KJV).   I recently went to an all-day seminar designed to help writers […]

Detoured? You’re not Alone

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Detoured? You’re not Alone by Gail Lenhard “Say to them that are of a fearful heart, Be strong, fear not: behold, your God will come with vengeance, with the recompense of God; he will come and save you. Then the eyes of the blind shall be opened, and the ears of the deaf shall be unstopped. Then shall […]

Keep Writing to the Glory of God

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Keep Writing…To the Glory of God   by Cindy Perkins   “I brought glory to you here on earth by completing the work you gave me to do” (John 17:4, NLT).   I have a constant longing in my heart to write. But sometimes the fear of the critique of […]

Tell the Good News

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Tell the Good News   by Donna Mumma   “And he said to them, ‘Go into all the world and proclaim the gospel to the whole creation’”  (Mark 16:15, ESV).   Social media. These two words bubble up more terror into my writer’s heart than pushing the “send” button on a new submission. […]

Art of Slaying Monsters

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Art of Slaying Monsters   by Tina Yeager   “I have filled him with the Spirit of God, with wisdom, with understanding, with knowledge and with all kinds of skills—  to make artistic designs” (Exodus 31:3-4, NIV).   My pastor friend sipped her decaf and asked, “What’s going on in your […]

Naked

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  Naked by Lesa Crisp   “He (Adam) answered, ‘I heard you in the garden, and I was afraid because I was naked; so I hid.’” Genesis 3:10, NIV   Adam’s nakedness before a holy God reminds me of a popular reality TV series.  In the series, teams of two […]

When You Get That Sinking Feeling

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  When You Get That Sinking Feeling by Rebekah Love Dorris   “And the very God of peace sanctify you wholly; and I pray God your whole spirit and soul and body be preserved blameless unto the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ. Faithful is he that calleth you, who […]