Freedom—A Living Word, Especially when Spoken with a Dying Breath

When the William Wallace character in the movie, Braveheart, was about to be executed, his heart reached out to gather once again all the love it had for his native...

A Prayer for Independence Day

Do we take our freedom to pray in this nation for granted? Even more important, do we take our freedom in Christ for granted? We invite anyone who attends our...

Come Away and Follow Me

In my morning readings lately, I’ve been learning about some of the people Jesus met while He was here on earth.  Luke 19 is a good example. Luke 19 (paraphrase) Jesus...

In Step with My Father

I remember Daddy holding my hand as we entered the gates to the botanical gardens, Wrigley's gum, Elephant Ear pastries, Matchbox cars, him carrying me when I was hurt,...

NFL Hall of Famer Tim Brown opens up about faith

On the field and in life, legendary NFL Hall of Famer, Tim Brown has encountered many situations that have made him the man he is today. As Tim quickly...

My Amazing Journey of Autism

When I was in kindergarten I was diagnosed with autism. My development began normally until eighteen months when I began to regress, losing the ability to communicate words I had...

Heaven’s Wounded Warrior: A Different Kind of Memorial

Living in a country where memorials of one kind or another dot the landscape can make dealing with a holiday like Memorial Day a bit challenging. Reminders of sacrifices made...

When We Question God’s Perfect Will

“Trust in the LORD with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to Him, and He will make your paths straight.”...

Super Bloom

THE DESERT IS BLOOMING. Here in California, even the most arid of places are awash with color. Purple carpets of tiny flowers cover the desert floor, while yellow blossoms lift...

“Unplanned” in Theaters March 29: Q&A with the Producers

UNPLANNED is a movie about the dramatic true story of Abby Johnson who “only ever wanted to help women.” Abby became the youngest clinic director in the history of...
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