Buckle up Buckeroos! by Carolyn Custis James

By: Guest Bloggers on Friday April 20, 2018

The path to spiritual growth (so we are told) is to have our daily “quiet time”—a private time of Bible reading and prayer that gets us focused for the day. Some believe this daily practice will guarantee a prime parking spot when we arrive at work or are out running errands. This serene...

Listening to Emotions—and Learning Love, by Daniel Bush

By: Guest Bloggers on Thursday January 4, 2018

Life will return to “normal,” and we’ll settle into the struggle to get the year correct on our checks. Yet for some, the festivities haven’t been joyous, warm, or celebratory. Instead, they were marked by sadness, loneliness, long-frozen memories thawed only to be burnt. It was a time of...

Broken Homes in the Bible, by Richard Pratt

By: Guest Bloggers on Tuesday November 21, 2017

Whatever the case, hardly anything perplexes and discourages us more than broken homes. Why Are So Many Homes Broken? The Scriptures teach us that the pandemic of damaged families we see today is nothing new. Many of us attribute the problem to recent cultural shifts — the decline of religion...

The Night Jesus Found Me Hiding in a Mack Truck, by Chad Bird

By: Guest Bloggers on Saturday November 18, 2017

The wheels of my Mack truck spun and spat mud as I tried to maneuver the rig out of the muck. It was useless. I was stuck, going nowhere, trapped in the backcountry of the Texas Panhandle. It would be a long and lonely night. And it would be a night I would never forget. For there, in the cab of...

How God’s Grace Frees Us to Take a Risk, by Dan Bush

By: Guest Bloggers on Thursday October 19, 2017

Fearful that Gagarin would defect if his Vostok spacecraft reentered the atmosphere anywhere but over Soviet territory, the Russian space program rigged it with explosive charges that could be detonated by radio signal. Disarming those charges and activating the reentry system was possible only...

Natural Born Rebel, by Tom Sloan

By: Guest Bloggers on Thursday October 12, 2017

I have always been a black sheep, never finding the means wherewith to ¨submit¨ to the jurisdiction of those in command. It seems as if everything in me has always bucked the norm, the standard—that which was expected of a ¨normal¨ human being. There is this egocentric maniac in my nature that...