How Would God Vote?

Have you ever wondered whether God is a Democrat or Republican? Okay, maybe not in those terms, but which way would God lean if he went into a voting booth? I’ve been looking at some of the [...]

Pearls in the Pews

By Trudy Wischemann This past weekend I found myself telling my washer woman story again to a small congregation in Porterville. I was hoping to find at least a few people who could identify with [...]

Where Do You Find Such Good People?

By Dayton Kitterman My entire adult life has been integrated into various communities of “Jesus followers.” That wasn’t the case in my formative years, but from the time I was about 16, people of [...]

Distinguishing Truth

By Ian Hodge Fake news is all the rage these days – who do you get your news from, and how do you know it’s reliable? It often seems that what is fake news or not is determined mostly by the [...]

Keep Your Eye on the Prize

By Mandy Nevarez I was mowing my lawn the other day, and I was having a conversation with God, and expressing to him how I wished that someone could help me edge the front yard. For some reason [...]

Do You Need to Attend Church?

By Paul Leavens In some Christian circles it’s in vogue to disassociate yourself from the local church.  People boast, “I’m a Christian but I’m not part of the institutional church.” Or, I’m a [...]

Stop Worrying

By Zachary Ludden Let’s face it, life sometimes feels like it’s going ninety miles an hour. We rush from work to home to soccer game to party to store in the race to get ahead in life. We stress [...]

Love and Possessiveness

By Ron Hull In one of his essays, C. S. Lewis illustrated how love and possessiveness are sometimes confused. There was a certain “Mrs. Fidget,” it seems, who had a reputation in the neighborhood [...]

My Wife

And now, dear brothers and sisters, one final thing. Fix your thoughts on what is true, and honorable, and right, and pure, and lovely, and admirable. Think about things that are excellent and [...]

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