Warren Peace – Nice Carr – Paige Turner These are just a tiny example of names creative parents have given to their children. In the past, the name given to a child held tremendous meaning and was given with much forethought. Many times in scripture, you see passages like and she named […]
While in Israel, as the scare about the Coronavirus really began to escalate, we began to see tourist sites shutting down and measures being taken to prevent its spread. The group I was with was amazing, trusting the Lord to keep us safe. On our last morning in Jerusalem, several […]
Selah’s love and care for the slaves on Nevis caused her to propose revolutionary changes, which led to their family being ostracized. She spent time helping the slaves and freedmen on their plantation to learn about the Lord and to better their lot in life. She had a kind heart […]
The Tradewinds series is, sadly, now complete. I enjoyed Olive’s spiritual journey as she went from being a hurting daughter, grieving over the death of her mother, struggling with the age-old question of how a loving God can allow suffering in the world to a young woman, ready to conquer […]
Micah had a phobia of horses. Considering he was an Amish man, it caused him some very awkward moments even with his father attempting to shield him from it. Despite his insecurities and feeling that he never measured up to his brother’s worth, he never hesitated to step up and […]
I really liked Buck. Though he was a famous country music star, he was down-to-earth and didn’t seek attention. He loved his family and his hometown. His persistence in wooing Jojo was sweet! Poor Jojo had been hurt and lived a life of fear. She expected bad things and was […]
A new believer I know asked me to help her find verses about faith. As I thought about how to respond, I realized that reading a verse that says “have faith” isn’t what helps faith to grow. Here is how I responded. I can tell you over and over to […]
Strong, heroic men fighting to prove themselves. It is a common theme with author Susan May Warren, and yet each of her stories is fresh and unexpected. Tate is the troublemaker of the family and has a less than admirable past. He has felt inferior to the other men in […]
“Did you hear that Don was in a bar fight?” When I heard that, I had to fight my uncontrollable laughter. Don is one of the kindest, meekest, most Godly men I know. Not only do I not see him frequenting a bar, I don’t see him responding with his […]
“What do you think I am, black?”
My jaw dropped and I was rendered speechless. That a 7 or 8 year-old-boy in a Sunday School class would respond in that way to a simple request that he pick up after himself had my mind reeling. I had no idea how to respond.
“I am Sam.
Sam I am.
Do you like green eggs and ham?”
Paralyzing fear gripped me. My head knew that I didn’t even know if I had reason to worry, but my heart refused to listen.