“I want you to play a game with me,” my daughter announced yesterday. “Well, it’s almost dinner time,” I answered. “Maybe we can play a game after dinner.” “I want you to play a game with me now,” she whined in that terrible, grating voice that all parents come to know oh-so-well. “You’re gonna have […]Read more "Waiting on God… and Waiting…"
“I now had a greater purpose in my writing. One purpose to be exact- to glorify God.” Melissa Presser Have you ever wondered where writers find the time to put their thoughts on paper? While you may imagine writers sitting around with nothing to do but… well… write, the truth is that the lives […]Read more "Christian Artist Feature – Melissa Presser"
Guang’s head smacked against the concrete floor. His face was bruised and bleeding, and his bones cracked as the prison guards kicked him viciously. “Tell us a story now, Pastor!” One guard spat, as if ridding his tongue of a sour taste. As his vision blurred, Guang noticed a light switch on the […]Read more "Friday Fictioneers – “Unstoppable Light”"
“You will keep in perfect peace those whose minds are steadfast, because they trust in you. Trust in the Lord forever, for the Lord, the Lord Himself, is the Rock eternal.” Isaiah 26:3-4Read more "Saturday Scripture – Source of Strength"
New Life Each day brings rebirth, A fresh page on life’s canvas, Let the Artist work Today a New Year dawns, and just like any other day we’re presented with a choice. We can find renewal in Christ, or we can continue stumbling down the dusty roads of life on […]Read more "“New Life” – A Haiku for the New Year"
“And without faith it is impossible to please him, for whoever would draw near to God must believe that He exists and that He rewards those who seek Him.” Hebrews 11:6 The coming of a New Year always inspires me to reflect on all that God has done in my life up to […]Read more "A Word for 2015: “Faith”"
“Being a practitioner of the Christian faith is an art form…” Stormie Steele For the very first article in my Christian Artist Feature Series I had the pleasure of interviewing Stormie Steele, author of Life Through the Storm – The Healing Journey. As a holistic life counselor, speaker, author, blogger, teaching artist, […]Read more "Christian Artist Feature – Stormie Steele"
If I were asked to sum up the rich meaning of Christmas in one word, it would be “Emmanuel.” This year, more than any other, I’ve found myself surrounded by this name in Christmas songs and on Christmas cards, and I just haven’t been able to keep my mind off of reflecting on […]Read more "Emmanuel – Christmas in a Nutshell"
Fingers trembling, Drew wiped the sweat from his brow for the hundredth time. He had a sermon to write, visits to make, and bills to pay, but all of that would have to wait. He held the letter in his hands, trying to keep the paper from shaking. He felt blessed to be […]Read more "Christian Flash Weekly – “The Christmas Card”"
“Every day is Halloween. Putting on our masks is a regular part of our morning ritual, just like brushing our teeth and eating breakfast. The masquerade, however, is anything but festive. Underneath the masks are people who are terrified that there will be an unveiling.” Dr. Edward Welch, When People Are Big and God Is […]Read more "Webber’s “Masquerade” & the Masks We All Wear"