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Lincoln’s Battle with Faith in God

Lincoln’s Battle with Faith in God

In the fall of 1862 Lincoln was baffled by the odd course of the war and by the reason an all-powerful God did not grant victory to one side or the other. Indeed, why had God allowed the war at all? These questions were the start of a broader understanding of the conflict in Lincoln’s

Pray Pray Pray: How to Hug a Porcupine and Squeeze a Skunk

Do you know someone who is difficult to love? The nosy neighbor. The grouchy grocery store clerk. Your child’s teacher who never cracks a smile. The hot-tempered boss. The church curmudgeon. Here are some things to keep in mind as you try to share the love with them. PRAY. PRAY. AND THEN PRAY SOME MORE.

I Think You’re Wrong… But

“How are you?” In most places, we’re conditioned to give a short, non-answer to this question. “How are you?” Fine. Great. We love that in most churches these answers don’t get it done.  “Tell me more” is implied. “How are you? Fine. Great. “And?” And it took us thirty-seven minutes to get in the car

Even When You’re Like a Tornado

Editor’s Note: It’s Sit & Listen Saturday at Devotionals Daily. Enjoy reading as well as listening to this devotion from Always Enough, Never Too Much by Hayley Morgan and Jess Connolly – a unique flip-book devotional perfect to encourage all women! Listen on the blog below or on your Alexa device by enabling the skill

Marriage Solutions: You Need a New Fight Strategy

So what if God’s answer is that you need to resolve the issue — and talk it out — with your spouse? There are a number of problem-solving methods. Ours is simple and it works. Let’s go through the steps. 1. Pray that God will guide you through the process, and then agree with your

More Powerful Than Fear

Have you ever needed to do something but lacked the confidence or courage to do it? Go back to college? Give a presentation? Look for a new job? Move to a different city? I’ve so been there! Not just when it came to skydiving as I shared in the introduction, but also when it has

Incomprehensible Love

And I pray that you, being rooted and established in love, may have power, together with all the Lord’s holy people, to grasp how wide and long and high and deep is the love of Christ. – Ephesians 3:17-18 A child asked Jesus how much He loved her. He answered, “This much,” and then He stretched

How Playing Lieutenant Dan in Forrest Gump led to a Life of Service

  Editor’s Note: When actor Gary Sinise took on the role of Lieutenant Dan Taylor for the 1994 film Forrest Gump, he had no idea just how it would change his life forever. Not only did his performance garner an Oscar nomination, but it set Sinise on a new path — one of service on

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