What pain or heartache do you find yourself in today? What struggles have gripped your heart with fear and anxiety? Many have asked, "Where is God in my suffering?" I have a beautiful story to share with you today--not a new revelation or a fresh word from God you've never heard before. I want to ... Read More about How Jesus Showed Compassion to Women
A succession of pecan trees lines the road to our homeplace. They have stood at least a century and now are stooped with age, losing life and limb with every storm-force gale of the season. They once bore much fruit--so much we would put down tarps to catch the treasures falling in the autumn ... Read More about The Promise of Pruning
A story is told of a Norwegian ambassador to America who was new, inexperienced, and had little time to learn American culture or language. Sometime around November, a New York Times reporter called him and asked what he wanted for Christmas. The ambassador, confused, replied that he couldn't ... Read More about How to Be an Ambassador for Christ
About a year ago, I was at a coffee shop being interviewed about one of my books. After the discussion, I sat down and struck up a conversation with a young man. He had heard the interview, and as we talked, he shared that he was an atheist. I really enjoyed my conversation with him. He was ... Read More about Are You Prepared to Share Truth?
A couple years ago, I joined my friends in their backyard to view the heavens through their telescope. I put my eye to a lens and gazed at a star millions of miles away from me. I witnessed the glow of a fire that burns 140,000 times hotter than our sun. I viewed photons, or particles of ... Read More about Shine Like the Stars