When I Was a Child

When I Was a Child

I rounded the corner to hear my son call my three-year-old grandson to come out of the woods behind their house. There was only a slight hesitation as the boy slowed, momentarily. “Put on your listening ears,“ my son warned. “I left them in the woods,” replied the...
The Best Friend You May Have Never Known

The Best Friend You May Have Never Known

Do you ever feel like there is a story unfolding around you, but you can’t quite wrap your head around it? Do you sometimes catch fleeting glimpses of a larger picture? Relax; I’m not talking about conspiracy theories, politics, or even, the Latter Days. Nonetheless,...
Focused Faith

Focused Faith

Jesus makes it clear that faith is a power that exceeds anything known to us in the natural realm. Focused faith sees God suspend His laws of physics and reshape reality to His will. Faith saves, it heals, it delivers, and it provides. In Hebrews 12:2 we read that...
25 Verses for More Effective Prayer

25 Verses for More Effective Prayer

What is effective prayer? In the Book of James, the fifth chapter, we read, “The effective prayer of a righteous man can accomplish much.” (James 5:16 NASB). The word, “effective” indicates that there must also be such a thing as “ineffective” prayer and...