A collection of Scripture-based messages for growing in the Christian faith.

Partnering with God to Leave a Legacy

(This post is also featured as today’s Daily Devotional on the Christian Broadcast Network.) Every so often someone comes along who so inspires others that he or she is remembered years later – perhaps a preacher, a songwriter, or president. However, this story is not […]

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What Are You Clinging To?

It’s a pitiful sight we encounter all too often. My friend’s son recently turned four years old. For nearly two and a half years, he carried his blanket ‘binky’ everywhere. His mother used to sneak it in the wash at night to avoid the drama […]

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Give Thanks.

“Give Thanks.” It’s such a small phrase, isn’t it? What circumstance prompts this phrase most often? What comes to mind for you? Perhaps family gathered together around a table to say grace…or maybe a Thanksgiving tradition where each person takes turn around the table to […]

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Do you fear failure more than God Who gave you the mission?

Do You Color Outside the Lines?

(I am honored to partner with CBN; this article is  featured on today’s CBN Daily Devotional) “Ha! We took bets on whether you could color outside the lines – the resounding answer was NO.” That was my friend’s response after seeing my first masterpiece. It […]

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Let God Take the Lead

(This article is also featured on today’s CBN.com’s Daily Devotional as well as in the Upper Room Devotional magazine.) I remember once taking salsa lessons with a group of friends. It was the first time I had danced where the women and men had clear […]

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A Mother’s Day Remembrance

In just a few days, it will be Mother’s Day. I’m still trying to figure out where April went. Is anyone else wondering where the time goes? In a few days, I’ll be heading to New York to visit with my family. I don’t always […]

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The Sacrifice of God

In a moonlit night at the garden of Gethsemane many years ago, blood, sweat, and tears poured forth from Jesus’s body – but something else penetrated the veil of darkness that night: the sweet aroma of Mary’s perfume … In Old Testament times, only two […]

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movie review - young messiah

Know Before You Go – Young Messiah

Over the past few weeks, I’ve been intrigued by the advertisements for the movie Young Messiah. At first, I even made plans to go see the movie. However, when I read that the movie violates Scripture, I took notice. The issue is not that the […]

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You Have a Purpose

Did you know that your Father in Heaven spoke a word over you – your very purpose for being – the day you were conceived in your mother’s womb? Have you claimed that word? The enemy of your soul has spent the better part of […]

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Risen: Movie Review

Risen: Movie Review (NOTE: SPOILER ALERT) Yesterday, a friend and I went to see the movie Risen. The movie is a fictional account of how the resurrection of Jesus Christ might be seen through the eyes of Clavius, a battle weary Roman military officer who […]

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