“Words well used reach deep inside and stir our hearts…testimony overcomes the enemy.” Laura Bennet Christian writer Laura Bennet knows a thing or two about miracles. Though she has lived in California for most of her life, her husband and three youngest children claimed Australia as their home until just recently. “Brendan and […]Read more "Christian Artist Feature – Laura Bennet"
Engineer’s Log 4027-B: Wandering aimlessly through outer space has a way of messing with your head… It’s been seven weeks, three days since Odyssey XIV was struck by a meteorite and lost pressurization. Yep…I’m counting. I keep wondering, “Why me?” Why was I the only one suited up– the only one to survive? […]Read more "Friday Fictioneers – “Blind Faith”"
“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…"
“Missions is not the ultimate goal of the church. Worship is. Missions exists because worship doesn’t… When this age is over, and the countless millions of the redeemed fall on their faces before the throne of God, missions will be no more. It is a temporary necessity. But worship abides forever.” John Piper – “Let […]Read more "Worshipful Wednesday – Mankind’s Single Greatest Activity"
“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"
“I have wanted my work, be it my paintings, my writings, or my photography, to give back to the Master Creator of the Universe, honoring Him for all that He has afforded me.” – Julie As a retired educator, Julie (affectionately known as “Mama Cookie” by her students), never considered herself to be […]Read more "Christian Artist Feature – Julie “Cookie”"
“LORD, I have heard of Your fame, I stand in awe of Your deeds, LORD… His glory covered the heavens, and His praise filled the earth.” Habakkuk 3:2-3Read more "Wordless Wednesday – “His Praise Fills the Earth”"
“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”"
The community formed a makeshift circle. Eerie silence hammered their hearts as they realized what they had done. Before them lay the body of the man called Jakob, bleeding and broken. Simon, the village elder, dropped a heavy stone and coughed. “For refusing to denounce the Christian heresy – the Council has spoken.” […]Read more "Friday Fictioneers – “Just the Beginning”"
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"