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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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
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
Hands Off the Emergency Fund!
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
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...
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
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...