Heresy or Heritage?

Because I grew up in a household where we were taught to appreciate our country and the freedom that we have as Americans, I always have a sense of excitement as I watch the fireworks on the Fourth of July. This year as I watched the rocket’s red glare, I was again reminded of all the people who sacrificed their lives and put themselves in harm’s way to allow me to write my book and blog without...
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Battle Expectation

She couldn’t stop the emotion this time. Her face flushed, her eyes filled, and she was afraid to go on. But she did go on, even as her voice broke, as tears ran down her cheeks, as her body began to quake. “Jesus…I want you to come into my heart. I want you to forgive me. Please forgive me.” All around her, like spokes of a wondrous wheel, like beams of light emanating from a sun, angelic...
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Armor, Not Complacency

“The Lord is the ultimate fashion designer! His armor is untouchable. It never comes off, never goes out of style. Anyone or anything that tries to come up against it will lose. God dressed me in this armor and it has saved me!” – From my book My Climb We live in a fallen world. It has been that way since the beginning of mankind (Genesis 3). Humans are destined to sin, but we have hope! The...
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Anytime Prayers

As little Deborah sat down to eat dinner with her parents, she instinctively reached for her fork. “Please hold on,” her father replied. “We haven’t said grace yet.” Deborah was exasperated. She was tired and hungry. “Daddy,” she said with a sigh, “why can’t we just pray once a week? Why do we have to ask for our daily bread every day?” Her older brother, eager to set her straight, weighed in...
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Unleash Your Superpower!

I’ve always been fascinated by the superpowers of Spider-Man. It’s thrilling to watch him move from building to building using his acrobatic leaps and web-slinging abilities. At times, it appeared defeat was certain and that our hero may have spun his last web, but in the end the villain is defeated and our superhero is the victor. As Christians, we don’t have to fantasize about superpowers. We...
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