God’s Absolute Standards

By |2016-12-20T19:30:04+00:00November 28th, 2012|devotional|

And he did what was right in the sight of the Lord (2 Kings 15:34, NKJV).


I recently saw this quote from Mother Teresa: “The good you do today may be forgotten tomorrow. Do good anyway.”

The opposite of good is bad; the opposite of right is wrong. The very existence of such words declares the […]

Our Greatest Thanksgiving…

By |2016-12-20T19:30:04+00:00November 21st, 2012|Devotional|

Then we who are alive and remain shall be caught up together with them
in the clouds to meet the Lord in the air. And thus we shall always be
with the Lord (1 Thessalonians 4:17, NKJV).

That’s “Behold, He comes” in Hebrew—and that’s what I’m most thankful for this week as we prepare for our annual […]

I’m Playing “Blog Tag” with Other Authors!

By |2016-12-20T19:30:05+00:00November 19th, 2012|Easy Writer|


I’m participating in a “blog tag” event with many other wonderful writers. Right now I’m “paying it forward” for my dear friend Donna Fletcher Crow (http://www.donnafletchercrow.com/articles.php?id=147).

Next Monday you’ll want to check out author Karen Whiting’s post. Karen will post about her new book My Mini […]

Is It Well with Your Soul?

By |2015-09-08T00:39:57+00:00November 14th, 2012|Devotional|

I have learned in whatever state I am, to be content:
I know how to be abased, and I know how to abound
(Philippians 4:11-12, NKJV).

Lately I can’t get the words to that wonderful old hymn “It Is Well with My Soul” out of my mind. In fact, I’ve been singing it all morning. After a few […]

Speaking God’s Words…Communicating His Vision

By |2015-09-08T00:39:57+00:00November 7th, 2012|Devotional|

And Micaiah said, “As the LORD lives, whatever the LORD says to me,
that I will speak” (1 Kings 22:14, NKJV).

Because so much of what I write has to do with tough social issues—the persecuted Church, illegal immigration, families with incarcerated loved ones, human trafficking, homelessness—I am often asked, “Why do you write about such dark […]