Hidden Dangers in Your Cultural Background

Every culture, language, ethnic group, and many unbiblical religions have celebrations and traditions which have specific localized origins and all kinds of material (physical) trappings. These traditions are ingrained and socialized across many generations. These celebrations look innocent and informative and sometimes serve as a bridge to engage curious outsiders who want to be politically…

Guest Blog Post: My Own 8 Keys to Successful Single Living (Venita Reynold’s article)

I have been a single parent, married, widowed, and married again, this time, forever to Ced. We know the hiccups, happiness, and heartaches of singleness. Our heartbeat is to offer practical, real-world advice to single Christians. 1. Pause. Slow down and breathe deeply. I remember after my previous husband died and I was widowed in my fifties,…

Once You Get a Taste of Freedom

July 4th weekend is here, this year an extended time for celebrating our nation’s independence in the United States. There will be parades and carnivals and ball games and hot dogs and barbecues and fireworks everywhere (“except in my love life,” sighed someone out there. I heard that. Me too!). As a nation, we got…

Guest Blog Post: S is for Satisfaction

As children we dream about the future. We dream about the day we’re allowed on the big kid playground, when we can own our first gear bike, and what we’ll be allowed to do when we’re teenagers. When we’re teenagers, we dream of becoming adults. We fantasize about weddings and getting married. Finding that special…

What Do You Do With a God Like That

“He didn’t have one of you. He wanted one, so He made one.” John Dawson, International Director, Reconciliation Schools of Youth With A Mission. He dreamed of you, this God of the universe. He wanted you in His universe that He created. He had so much love that He had poured out of His heart…

Now, Who Are You?

Who Are You? You know a tiny bit about me. Now, who are you? Not your name, but who you are. I mean it. Do you know who you are? If all your accomplishments, human relationships, tasks, and possessions were taken from you, what would be left of you? I have this thing about my…

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