Category: Christian Living

A Child of Grace by Lynn Hughes 1

A Child of Grace

She was capering around the house like the wild child she is some days, all hopped up on too much sugar, not enough sleep, and the promise of a special evening with her daddy. I watched...

Holiness and the Temple by Reuben Rinker 1

The Temple

Have you ever been amazed by man-made architecture? Have you ever seen a palace or castle, or even a magnificent temple and had to stop for a minute to marvel at its grandeur? This is not...

Breaking Down Walls by Joana Stratton 3

Breaking Down Walls

It was broken. The intimate details leading to the reason for the brokenness are not nearly as important as the fact that it was, indeed, broken. I had fallen into life’s rhythm, not knowing that I...

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In His Time

“It took everything I had to walk out the door and go to church. Nothing was good enough, and I didn’t feel like it would be fair to show up and force others to look at...

Come Away and Rest by John Myers 0

Come Away And Rest

Hey. You. The one over there running like there’s no tomorrow. Yes, you! The one with way too many things on your plate to slow down long enough to have this conversation. Yes, I’d like to...

Renewal Not Retreat by William Snider 0

Renewal Not Retreat

Charles Dickens once wrote in his epic novel, The Tale of Two Cities, an assessment of his times. In short he observed that “it was the best of times, it was the worst of times.” Those...

When Control Isn't an Option by Lynn Hughes 1

When Control Isn’t An Option

I’m a planner by nature. I need a schedule, an agenda, and a to-do list in order to function effectively. Or normally, for that matter. I love order, neatness, and efficiency. Chaos isn’t part of my...

Waiting for the Shoe to Drop by Valorie Quesenberry 2

Waiting For The Shoe To Drop

It sneaks up on me, this unpredictable foe that disturbs my peace and torments my thoughts. Perhaps I have always been a bit superstitious and didn’t even know it. The vocabulary of a Christian shouldn’t include...