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You Are Fathered by God

You Are Fathered by God

Editor’s Note: Happy Father’s Day from Devotionals Daily! We hope you enjoy this excerpt from John Eldredge’s Fathered by God.  One of the most haunting experiences I have ever had as a man took place on an early summer day in Alaska. My family and I were sea kayaking with humpback whales in the Icy

How Faith & Stewardship Helped Build Chick-Fil-A

  Editor’s Note: Steve Robinson, former chief marketing officer at Chick-fil-A for 34 years, is the author of the new book Covert Cows and Chick-fil-A: How Faith, Cows, and Chicken Built an Iconic Brand. From the creation of the Eat Mor Chikin campaign to the decision to stay closed on Sundays to the creation of

Thinking About the People Who Have Hurt You

  We are all imperfect. We’re filled with flaws, some little and some big, and these flaws are a large part of what makes us human. But these imperfections lead us to do things to each other that we shouldn’t do, even when we know we’re doing the other person harm. Hurt people hurt people.

Randy Travis: Amazing Grace

  Editor’s Note: Randy Travis experienced tremendous success as a country and gospel singer. But in 2009, his seemingly charmed life began a downward spiral. His marriage dissolved, he discovered that his finances had unraveled, and his struggles with anger led to alcohol abuse, public embarrassment, and even police arrest in 2012. Then, just as

Life Balance: How to Be Faithful with Everything Entrusted to You

  Now it is required that those who have been given a trust must prove faithful. – 1 Corinthians 4:2 You have all the time you need to do everything God wants you to do. For several weeks, James didn’t return any of the six text messages I sent. When we finally connected, I just

Name Your Thirst

  Whenever I ask a man to make a list of what his soul is thirsty for, I may as well be speaking Cantonese. Early in my own healing journey, my counselor encouraged me to talk about my longings. It was like trying to describe gravity. So to give men a place to start, I

Secret Messages Inside New Folsom Prison

  Editor’s note: Casey Diaz was a violent gangbanger whose crimes had caught up to him landing not only in jail but in solitary confinement. Then he experienced a miraculous encounter with Jesus and chose to follow Him. As he grew in his faith, he began to look for ways to share the Gospel among

Leading Is An Acquired Skill

  How many times have you heard someone say about a successful quarterback (or governor or pastor or entrepreneur), “They’re just a natural-born leader”? A line from Shakespeare comes to mind. In the second act of Twelfth Night, the uptight antagonist Malvolio is handed a bogus letter supposedly from the woman he hopes to woo.

God in Your Grief

  Editor’s note: Anthony Griffith, a stand-up comic from Chicago’s South Side, has lived on the borderline of comedy and tragedy. At the very time his career as a stand-up comedian was taking off and he had finally achieved his dream of appearing on The Tonight Show, he was also enduring an unimaginable personal nightmare:

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