Say Yes to the Best

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Say Yes to the Best by Diana C. Derringer   “Jesus replied, ‘Let us go somewhere else—to the nearby villages—so I can preach there also. That is why I have come’” (Mark 1:38, NIV).   The smiling bride-to-be held a dress bag and a sign reading, I said yes to […]

Lost and Found

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Lost and Found by Jan Powell   “I have gone astray like a lost sheep; Seek Your servant, For I do not forget Your commandments” (Psalm119:176 NASB).   Following Jesus is a lifelong journey. As a writer, part of my time is devoted learning to write well for his glory. […]

Message of Peace

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Message of Peace by Tina Yeager   “Mary Magdalene went to the disciples with the news: ‘I have seen the Lord!’ … On the evening of that first day of the week, when the disciples were together, with the doors locked for fear of the Jewish leaders, Jesus came and […]

Doorkeepers

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Doorkeepers by Tina Yeager   “I would rather be a doorkeeper in the house of my God than dwell in the tents of the wicked” (Psalm 84:10, NIV).   Dead leaves pollute my front stoop. I’ve lost concern over the buried mat in this season of rare visitors. As uninviting […]

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 […]

God-Sized Goals

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God-Sized Goals by Tina Yeager   “Many are the plans in a person’s heart, but it is the Lord’s purpose that prevails” (Proverbs 19:21, NIV). I love making plans. New ideas flood my mind morning and night, each one glittering with apparent potential. Vision casting delights my heart and I […]

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 […]

The Posture of Patience

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The Posture of Patience by Dr. Katherine Hutchinson-Hayes   “Be patient, then, brothers, until the Lord’s coming. See how the farmer waits for the land to yield its valuable crop and how patient he is for the autumn and spring rains. You too, be patient and stand firm, because the […]

Numbers Versus Wordsmith

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Numbers Versus Wordsmith by Tina Yeager   “Every animal of the forest is mine, and the cattle on a thousand hills.  I know every bird in the mountains, and the insects in the fields are mine …   “Sacrifice thank offerings to God, fulfill your vows to the Most High, and call on me in the […]