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...

Hurricane Irma: Is God Trying to Tell Us Something?

As Houston dries out and another hurricane is barreling its way toward the U.S., I have heard many people ask: Is God trying to tell us something?  I believe...

Showcasing the true meaning of Christmas with “30 Minutes B.C.: A Nativity Play”

Nothing can stop Christmas.  This is why not even a pandemic could prevent the good people of G.K.Chesterton Entertainment from bringing the world-primer staged reading of 30 Minutes B.C.: A...

What Do You Want For Christmas?

More than one person asked me “What do you want for Christmas?” I took my grandson to see Santa, and Santa asked him the same thing. I began to...

Overcoming Practical Faith

God wants more for you than you want for yourself. That is a fact. As an aging millennial I’m in the weird space where I’m learning to walk in the fullness of adulthood, while struggling with the doubt of uncertainty. I don’t know if you know, but uncertainty will cripple every aspiration if you allow it.

The Joy Stealer

By Carol Gilham I woke up feeling defeated. My circumstances felt out of order and chaotic. I felt inadequate, insecure and well, down. It took me leaning in to Jesus,...

A Blessed Lent

A Blessed Lent By Martha J. Orlando "When you fast, don't make yourselves look sad like the hypocrites. They put a look of suffering on their faces so that people will...

Taking it to the Streets—Curbside Community Center Feeding the Stomachs and Souls of the...

When the Curbside Community Center van rolls into town, communities across the High Desert are served. Whether food, water, shoes, or clothing—Pastor Abel Razo and the more than 40...

Embracing the Journey

I saw it happen over and over again. Years ago, when I worked for a large missions organization, I loved to watch our missionaries head out to their long-term...

The Best Is Yet To Come: Hope For The New Year And Beyond

As 2020 draws to a close, there is a collective urgency to move on. It seems the entire planet is groaning with anticipation. I can almost hear the calendar pages...