Ladies, did you get what you wanted for Christmas? Did any of your presents include a weekend away with other women of faith for a time of refreshing and restoration? If not, your hubby has a chance to redeem himself this Valentine’s Day. Ask him to buy you a weekend trip to the Real Women Retreat in Ohio’s beautiful Amish country.
Aeron Brown knows a thing or two about the healing power of art. A professional artist for the past decade, Aeron started painting and creating as a way of dealing with his own loss.
"Peace I leave with you, My peace I give to you; not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid” John 14:27. (NKJV)
What can we learn from a man in Jerusalem called Simeon? I invite you to join me in considering a cameo tucked into the Book of Luke. Simeon, like Mary and the shepherds, also participated in God’s Bigger Story surrounding the life of our Newborn King.
More than one person asked me “What do you want for Christmas?” I took my grandson to see Santa, and Santa asked him the...
For those who have unsaved loved ones joining in holiday gatherings this year, here are some specific prayers to pray on their behalf.
I once heard a story about a great Kentucky preacher named T.T. Eaton. Dr. Eaton told about his younger brother who LOVED a mongrel dog. The family felt the dog was not even worth shooting, but the boy and his dog were inseparable.
What makes a Christmas tradition? There might be a few nuggets that come to mind. Some are serious while others can be fun.
Imagine a fresh evergreen wreath bedecked with festive ribbons and glowing candles is sitting on a table before us. Imagine we are sipping warm wassail from red mugs, imagine a fire is roaring inside the fireplace, and imagine snow is quietly falling just beyond the window. As you and I gather around God’s Word, let us prepare our hearts to worship Him.
Picture a young missionary family in Warsaw, Poland living a covert, double-life behind the Iron Curtain. In the darkest days of the Cold War, immersed in the culture of a nation not their own...