Hope for the Hurting during the Holidays

How to have Hope while Hurting during the Holidays

As we prepare to celebrate Christmas and revel in the Holidays, I’m taking a moment to speak to those who are hurting in heartbreaking silence.  I want to encourage you to have hope during this time of the year and every day. My beloved grandmother, who helped raise me and spoiled me growing up, passed …

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Prayer Series: Prayer of Thanksgiving

Prayer Series Part IV: Prayer of Thanksgiving

This blog post is an archived post from the Thanksgiving of 2015. It is stunning to read how God was preparing my heart to write and publish a book on the power of prayer almost two years later. (I wish I had gone back and read some of my archived posts sooner.it might have saved …

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Five Ways to Live as Salt and Light

Five Ways to Live as Salt and Light in a Dark World

Years ago, I initially wanted to name this blog Salt & Light.  I am passionate about encouraging Christians to shine brightly for God.  However, there were already many sites with salt and light in some related form, and I wanted to do something different.  So, I prayed about it for a while, and one glorious …

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Thankful: Living with Gratitude toward God

Thankful: Living with Gratitude toward God

Losing. Everybody hates to lose. This past month has been filled with reports, statistics, and poll results of winners and losers. I have always hated losing. Whether it was a game of chess or ping pong with my late father or my baby brother beating me like a drum playing the Madden video football game. …

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How to Prepare for Spiritual Warfare

How to Prepare for Spiritual Warfare

Spiritual warfare. Do you believe it exits? Are you preparing yourself each day for the battles that you will encounter? Even though we cannot see it visually, the spiritual realm is real. God Himself, His mighty angels, Satan, and his demons reside there. Satan’s primary objective is to destroy those of us who belong to …

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WHERE WILL YOU SPEND ETERNITY_

Where will YOU spend Eternity?

Eternity, not a topic that comes up in conversation that often. However, with the way things are progressing in this world, I cannot think of a better time to discuss. Several years ago a co-worker friend of mine was leaving for another job opportunity.  I was not sure if I would see him again, but …

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Book Review: Meghan Weyerbacher

 It can be a little nerve-wracking to ask someone to read and review your book. However, I know that God led me to write this book on the power of prayer. My primary intent was to inspire people to draw closer to Christ. I am thankful that Meghan was willing to read and do a book …

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