When I walked in the door, a wide smile filled little Elle's face and she ran into my arms. For the next several minutes, Elle circled around the crowded room.
When you enjoy your life you bring joy to the One who gave it to you. And that, my friend, is why the enemy of your soul hates what makes you truly joyful. Because he is out to destroy anything and everything that brings God joy.
I'm kind of a nerd. I love school supplies. I can get lost in the never-ending aisles of sharpies, pretty notebooks, crayons, and pencils. I've always been this way. When I was a kid, a new notebook said so much more than me than just, "it's time to go back to school.
Can you imagine your life without freedom? Nowhere to turn for justice. Government being the source of oppression rather than protection. For those of us fortunate enough to live in the United States of America, it is easy to take for granted the unparalleled liberty we've experienced for over 200 years.
On my nephew’s first birthday, his mom pulled out a shiny can. It was a time capsule to be filled with letters and mementos. Last year, my nephew turned 18. His mom pulled out the now-dented can with its faded label.
"The National Weather Service has issued a severe storm warning for this area. " These are words that can cause many of us to panic! We worry about being without electricity, food, and heat.
We often picture God’s will for our lives like a thin, definitive line. A tightrope we must walk carefully and with the utmost caution. One wrong step and we’ll surely fall. And when we do, we’ll mess up our future forever.
A seventeenth-century craftsman worked alone with primitive tools, but his focus everyday was to put the best he had into his work. This man made violins. He created his own personal standard of excellence and signed his name on each instrument that passed the test. .
Many of you spent the month of May praying for a Foster Child or a sibling group in the Arkansas foster care system. This month we had a chance to talk with someone else who is investing in the lives of these same children.
According to recent statistics, I made 5,000 decisions today. Some of our everyday choices are random, others weighty, but many of our decisions become choice points, leading us in one direction or another.