Giveaway: Love Finds You in Sugar Creek


Enter below for a chance to win the book that became the movie: Love Finds You In Sugarcreek, Ohio, signed by award-winning author Serena Bonzo Miller. Sixteen lucky entrants will win. Will one of them be you? If you missed the movie version on UP TV yesterday, it’s not too late to watch it. Love

Glorify God in the Mundane


In a million unique ways—as we change diapers, eat dinner, return e-mails, pay the bills—we are to be evidence of God. Jesus factored in the mundane. . . . Embrace the common: a Sunday afternoon watching sports, Starbucks with a friend, cooking dinner for a neighbor, taking the dog for a walk, heading to a job that is

My Soul Needs to Exhale


The other day I was in the kitchen with my teenage son. I was going through the mail. He was stirring a pot of rice. It was a rare, quiet moment in our house where all the other kids were gone so I wanted to make the most of an opportunity to talk. “Mark, what

Securely Embraced by Endless Love


Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? Shall tribulation, or distress, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or peril, or sword? . . . I am persuaded that neither death nor life, nor angels nor principalities nor powers, nor things present nor things to come, nor height nor depth, nor any other created

Spring Cleaning


While our house typically looks clean, I recently prepared for an event that forced me to clean out the cabinets, drawers, closets, shelves, storage space, etc. I would open a drawer and feel this overwhelming feeling: Where am I going to put all this junk? How do I even begin to deal with the mess?

A Dream Come True


Serena Bonzo Miller had a hope and a dream nearly 25 years ago. The minister’s wife, then in her early 40s, felt a strong nudge and tug to pursue a career as a writer but she didn’t know how or where to begin. “I had always written journals or short stories, so it was something

From Survival to Revival: A Story We All Can Tell


Jordan used to be a young college dropout battling a full-blown addiction to pain medication. Today, Jordan is the proud owner of a master’s degree. He’s a high school teacher and football coach and God has called him and his wife into ministry. From Survival to Revival… Renee used to be a single mother grieving

Enter for a Chance to Win a Copy of Book of the Month Life in Forgiveness


  Through Life in Forgiveness, you will learn the roots of bitterness, the difference between forgiveness and reconciliation, and be reminded of the undeniable link between our willingness to forgive and our relationship with God. We have 5   copies to give away, autographed by author Richard T. Case. Enter here.    

The Hope of Heaven


I know a place where there will be no more wars. I know a place where there will never be another broken heart. . . . I know a place where all our longings, all our desires, our all will be fulfilled and found in The One. . . . If you asked me why I believe in God, in Jesus,

Get the Smelling Salts!


I used to think survival was a weak term. I liked overcomer so much better. It just sounded more . . . victorious. Stronger, I guess. As I walked through the journey of breast cancer I never thought of myself as being a breast cancer survivor; that just sounded so frail and weak to me.