• ThumbnailThere’s nothing quite like the satisfaction of a glass of cold spring water on a hot afternoon. A cold shower after mowing the lawn. A dive into a stream after a long, tiring hike. Sometimes a glass of lemonade […]

  • ThumbnailFor God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life. —John 3:16 KJV

    Herb Kliewer was forty-nine years old when he broke […]

  • ThumbnailDear Women of Faith,

    What a great calling that is, isn’t it? To be women of faith—wives of faith, daughters of faith, sisters of faith, mothers of faith. I can imagine God smiling as he sees all of his […]

  • Dear DD… Oh, how God encouraged me, just reading your story! Last night I emailed a friend back east whose marriage, including her teenage children, are in deep trouble. I told her to take a look at that video, […]

  • Thank you, Dixie. Blessings on you!

  • Dear Bill and Mary… I don’t know if we will ever meet on this side of eternity, but I sure look forward to the day when Bill and I will jump up, dance, kick, and do aerobics and rejoice in our new glorified […]

  • Oh, Leslie, it warms my heart to think that we’ve been able to connect all the way across the earth – thank you for writing all the way from Saudi Arabia. And oh my goodness, God has given you a remarkable […]

  • Dear Kelly… Well, one thing for certain: God has definitely placed on your heart a deep burden for your aunt who was a quadriplegic. It sounds as though a real spiritual battle is going on. And this means, first, […]

  • Oh, my dear Betty… THANK YOU for opening up your heart and sharing about your two children with special needs – I pray that you and your family are in a good congregation of believers who can support you through, […]

  • Thank you, Sarolta. It is great to hear from you in Hungary!

  • Dear Susie… Thank you for this important question about changing churches. If you have been attending this church for 15 years and have never committed to becoming a member, then I would say, please feel free to […]

  • Oh, dear Debbie… Thank you so much for opening up your heart in this post. It touches me deeply that through all your many challenges in your marriage and with osteoarthritis, my life story has encouraged you. […]

  • Thank you, Kathy. And thank you for all that you do to serve others through your marriage ministry! Blessings…

  • Wow, Melissa, good questions! (And I’m glad we had a chance to connect last year at dear Chuck’s memorial service :-). When I read your post, it struck me that first, your father-in-law may well soon die with his […]

  • Thanks for asking this, Susan. I’d suggest two good resources. First, think about buying two copies of the “Couples Devotional Bible” – it’s something important you can do together (my husband and I are reading […]

  • Linda, let me share two tips: first, pray for your husband in a specific, committed, and ongoing way – get a couple of your girlfriends to join you in prayer (I have a friend, Joan, and together we and a few other […]

  • Michael… I can’t begin to tell you how much your words blessed me; thanks for bringing back a flood of great memories from JBHS and teaching and coaching. Yes, I do hear from my former students and football […]

  • Thank you for the encouragement, Dyanna!

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