Fresh Starts

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Fresh Starts by Jan Powell   “You were taught, with regard to your former way of life, to put off your old self, which is being corrupted by its deceitful desires; to be made new in the attitude of your minds; and to put on the new self, created to […]

The Rod of Writing

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The Rod of Writing by Elsie Bowman “So the Lord said to him, ‘What is that in your hand?’ He said, ‘A rod’”  (Exodus 4:2, NKJV).   Moses struggled to embrace his position and gifts as a man of God. Though raised in Pharaoh’s palace, he forfeited his royal position […]

Hand Full of Seeds

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Hand Full of Seeds by Marcus Dawson   “Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up.” Galatians 6:9 (NIV)   During a season of my life I became convinced I’d lost my voice as a […]

Waiting for Such a Time as This

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Waiting for Such a Time as This by Sharron K. Cosby   “Then he sent back an answer. He said, ‘You live in the king’s palace. But don’t think that just because you are there you are the only Jew who will escape. What if you don’t say anything at […]

Messengers of Divine Births

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Messengers of Divine Births by Tina Yeager   “So they hurried off and found Mary and Joseph, and the baby, who was lying in the manger. When they had seen him, they spread the word concerning what had been told them about this child, and all who heard it were amazed at […]

On Pilgrimage

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On Pilgrimage by Karen Condit   “Blessed are those whose strength is in you, whose hearts are set on pilgrimage” (Psalm 84:5, NIV).   I am on pilgrimage. Not to Mecca, but a much harder journey. My pilgrimage heads through the land of writing. Some days land me in a […]

Vampires, Zombies, and Christian Writers

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Vampires, Zombies, and Christian Writers by Tina Yeager   “For the entire law is fulfilled in keeping this one command: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’ If you bite and devour each other, watch out or you will be destroyed by each other” (Galatians 5:14-15).   My son recently marveled at […]

Publishing God’s Glory Stories

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Publishing God’s Glory Stories by Faye Wilson Walton   “Publish his glorious deeds among the nations. Tell everyone about the amazing things he does” (Psalm 96:3, NLT).   You name it, I envisioned myself doing it. This included occupational therapy, teaching, learning to play guitar and scrapbooking. But writing a […]

Ten Minutes

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Ten Minutes by Carl Colbert “And we know that all things work together for good to those who love God, to those who are the called according to his purpose” Romans 8:28 (NKJV).   Not everyone gets a dramatic wake-up call. Few know what to do with it.   As […]

I Give Up!

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I Give Up! by Donna Mumma   “Indeed, we count them blessed who endure. You have heard of the perseverance of Job and seen the end intended by the Lord—that the Lord is very compassionate and merciful” (James 5:11, NKJV).   I recently received a rejection letter that hurt. Badly. […]