Wielding God’s Sword in Prayer

Wielding God’s Sword in Prayer God’s word is a sharp two-edged sword that discerns thoughts and intentions of the heart (Heb. 4:12; Eph. 6:17). But how do we wield it? While the study of Scripture renews our minds (Rom. 12:1–2), … Read More

Now, Not Yet – Gotcha Day

The Now and Not Yet of Our Adoption It was an incredible time in our family. We had a new son. Sutton and I, along with our two daughters, had adopted a toddler boy from Ethiopia. On November 11, 2011, … Read More

Should My Child Get Baptized?

Should My Child Get Baptized? One of my greatest gifts the Lord has given me as a dad was baptizing our eight-year-old daughter a couple years ago. Many have approached me asking questions regarding how to know when is the … Read More

The Other Mothers, Happy Mother’s Day

The Other Mothers, Happy Mother’s Day I’ve read blog after blog this week anticipating Mother’s Day. Blogs about guilt and pride, and some about the origin of Mother’s Day. Blogs for women who can’t have children, and others for children … Read More

Unequally Yoked

Unequally Yoked When I married my husband 18 years ago, I thought I was marrying a saved man. Two years in, I realized if he was a Christian, he sure wasn’t living like one. Paul writes to the Corinthians, “Do … Read More

Your Ministry Calling is Impossible

Your Ministry Calling is Impossible If Jesus calls you into full-time ministry, it will be difficult. Being called into vocational ministry is not more godly or sacred than being called into a job in the secular world, but there are … Read More