Tracy Lawrence Going Back To His Roots
It was about 3 a.m., and country music singer Tracy Lawrence had been up all night with a horrible respiratory infection. He tried to sleep sitting up in his recliner to ease the coughing, but nothing helped. Since he couldn’t sleep, he hopped on YouTube and came across a documentary of River Phoenix—the young actor who had 24 films to his credit when his life ended at age 23. River collapsed outside of a West Hollywood night club and convulsed for five minutes before his body went still. Efforts to resuscitate him were unsuccessful... Read More



Selah: Pause and Consider
A few months ago, I took a trip to Roan Mountain, Tn. While staying at my Aunt Lou and Uncle Jimmi’s home, one of my favorite times of the day was devotion on their front porch. Having been raised in the city, I felt blessed to be in such...
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Breaking the Sound Barrier
If the Lord’s silence is good for us, then how should we respond when we feel as if there’s a wall blocking our access to Him? The only way to break through is to keep on praying. It’s important that we remain on our knees and continue...
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Riding For the Brand
Back in the days of the mega ranches and cattle drives, one of the highest compliments you could pay a cowboy was to say, “He rides for the brand.” Meaning that this individual was a company man, devoted to his job and gave his all to see that the cattle...
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Sincerely, a Recovering Perfectionist
On December 22, 1993, I was brought into this world by two people that love the Lord fiercely. My parents have devoted their lives to loving and challenging those around them to be...
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The Land of Cheer
Professional sports, what a sight to see. The thrill of supporting your hometown team; the sense of influence one feels when discouraging the visiting team. The ever-lasting memory a child receives when they meet his/her favorite...
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Would You Pay 56 Cents for a Good Night’s Rest?
Most people do not realize that they will spend 1/3 of their life sleeping! In 12 years, you will average over 30,000 hours of sleep. I recently had a month of waking up periodically with muscle...
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Testimonials
I am beyond blessed for the opportunity to appear in the 25th anniversary of Cornerstone Connection! For those who don’t already know, my faith inspires everything I do, and Cornerstone Connection allowed me to share my...
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The Absolutely Amazing Rest of God!
God wants us to enjoy our everyday lives. John 10:10 says that Jesus died for us so we “may have and enjoy life, and have it in abundance [to the full, till it overflows]” (AMP). But it seems so...
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Developing a Sense of Togetherness
Question: My family lives together under one roof, and we share the same last name, but we don’t “feel” like a family. How can I begin to put a sense of togetherness into this harried...
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Hands Off the Emergency Fund!
Dear Dave, Sometimes our budget gets busted because of home improvements and various other things. I think we should take money from our emergency fund when this happens, but my wife...
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Ambassadors of the King
In a world where tolerance has become the highest moral ground, the followers of Jesus cannot bend a knee to silence. Humanity has been invited by God to represent Him to the nations; as His followers, we become His ambassadors...
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Take Just One Step
I’m in the middle of a major life decision. Perhaps you are, too. Maybe you’re deciding if you should take a new job, buy a home, begin or end a dating relationship, or, like me, make an out-of-state move. Maybe it’s a smaller scale...
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Fostering Love
There are many types of child abuse, and all leave lasting scars. Some of these scars might be physical or emotional, but both leave long-lasting effects throughout life, damaging a child’s sense of self-worth, ability to have healthy relationships and the ability to function...
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