I stared at the mirror in disbelief. My eyebrow drooped low over my right eye, the curve of the mouth below it hung to my chin. How could this be happening? Again?
Category: Songs of Salvation
I love summer. It’s my absolute favorite time of year. My husband and I recently sold our home, bought a motorhome and hit the road to travel the U.S. This summer was our first real “On-the-Road-Again Adventure,” and I looked forward to the season with more than my usual anticipation.
A Father’s Delight by Jonathan Anthony According to movies, pretty much every wise sage or mentor has grey hair. Think about it: Gandalf. Mr. Miyagi. Yoda. The list goes on. Grey hair has long been a symbol of wisdom, which is good because I’m getting more and more of it. […]
“‘For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord. “Plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future”’ (Jeremiah 29:11 NIV). This verse helped me keep going when I didn’t know what the future would hold. Like many people, […]
Once upon a time, there was a little girl who grew up with the name of Jesus on her lips, but not in her heart. She knew all the Bible stories, especially the gospel account of Jesus’ death, burial, and resurrection. Her parents, after all, were home missionaries, serving the Lord among […]
I’m pretty sure I was born with a story in my heart. Or at least that’s what my parents seem to think because from as early as I can remember, I was telling, drawing, and writing stories. I like to say, now, that it’s just a byproduct of being a […]
When I announced that God had called me to write, someone asked, “Are you going to write your life story?” My answer—no. No one would believe that much bad stuff could happen to one person. Thank God, I was awakened to what salvation truly meant at the age of seven. […]
Last week, Jen Rodewald shared her beautiful and inspiring testimony, from the viewpoint of the older son in the parable of the prodigal son. I so hope the older brother did relent and join the feast! My story mirrors the other son’s journey. Stunned and overwhelmed at the welcome home […]
Songs of Salvationby Jennifer Rodewald The thing is, I was saved as a little girl. I remember my tiny yellow room in the mountain home where I spent the first seven years of my life. I remember wanting Jesus to be in my life—honestly, I think because the alternative was […]
Transforming From an Imitator to an Initiator by Meg Gonzalez I was raised in a conservative Christian home. My dad was a pastor, and took me to church for the first time five days after I was born. I was fairly sheltered growing up, and I was quite honestly fine […]