14
Dec
2014

The Morning After I Died

by Lacey Sturm

I was not supposed to have woken up. Waking up on the day after I planned to commit suicide was not part of my plan...

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07
Dec
2014

In recent years, it’s become a tradition for Christians to push back against our secularized culture by calling for society to “put Christ back in Christmas.” ...

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30
Nov
2014

A Season of Gratitude

by James Randall Robison

As the turkey leftovers go into the refrigerator and the Christmas decorations come out of the attic, it’s important to realize that these two holidays are ...

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23
Nov
2014

Waiting on the Lord

by Linda Barrick

Fifteen-year-old Jennifer Barrick was the daughter parents dream about: a varsity athlete and cheerleader; a healthy, happy girl with a loving heart. And if the Barrick family had left church even one minute later that night, everything might have stayed the same...

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16
Nov
2014

Hope Dealer

by John Turnipseed

When I was seven years old, I discovered that the boogieman was real. It was my father. He was a hard worker, but he was also a hard drinker. He beat my mother every ...

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09
Nov
2014

Misfits Welcome

by Matthew Barnett

The church I pastor is based out of hospital open 24 hours a day to serve some of the most broken people in Los Angeles. The vision is nothing like what I had when I came to this city...

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02
Nov
2014

Pray and Vote Wisely

by James Robison

This week, a small percentage of Americans will cast their votes to determine who leads this nation. In countries with elected representatives, these chosen men and women are ...

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26
Oct
2014

Rescue Me

by Randy Robison

One of David’s greatest psalms is not in the book by that name, but rather in 2 Samuel 22. Just before writing this beautiful declaration of ...

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19
Oct
2014

Just As...

by Sheila Walsh

So what is forgiveness? How do we know when we have God's complete forgiveness and when we ourselves have truly forgiven others?

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12
Oct
2014

Breathe and Listen

by Lisa Harper

The Old Testament book of Isaiah gives a clue regarding how to sail through Ca.Ray.Zee. seasons without overturning: And your ears shall hear a word behind you, saying, "This is the way, walk in it," when you turn to the right or when you turn to the left. (Isaiah 30:21)...

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