Are You Ready?

You’re eating dinner with your family one evening when you hear a knock. You swing open the front door to find a group of five masked and armed Islamic States soldiers who demand to know if you are a follower of Jesus.

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...

High Desert Church Hosts Community ‘Light the Night’ Event

High Desert Church (HDC) in Victorville invites the community to kick off the Christmas season with a fun event for the entire family. Light the Night will be held...

‘Uninvited’ Book Review from the Beauties from Ashes Series

Sometimes we read books that touch our lives in a thoughtful or emotional way. Then there are books that really transform us; books that become a part of our...

Love is the answer God is the cure by Aimee Cabo Nikolov

It's a story about how Aimee and her sister were victims of sexual abuse, even making headlines for five years deemed as "The case from hell". The case pitted Aimee and her sister against her parents who denied any knowledge of the abuse going on.

I’ll Push You: A Journey of Friendship, Community and Faith

Justin Skeesuck and Patrick Gray are lifelong friends who came to share their journey and lessons learned about friendship, community, and faith to the people of High Desert Church...

Sea Kids: Christian Books and Cartoons Your Kids Will Love

Christian children’s books are essential for parents looking to instill positive faith values in their kids. I ran across a series of books that do just that—and then some! The Sea...

Writing in the Desert—Local Writers Share Their Inspiration

Writing in the Desert by Mary Langer Thompson Writing can be a lonely profession, especially when you live geographically isolated. The writers introduced here live in Victorville, Helendale, Hesperia, and...

It’s Momplicated Book Review

By Terese Belme In the first chapter of It's Momplicated by Debbie Alsdorf and Joan Edwards Kay, the two share their stories of the momplicated relationship they had with their...

Lessons of Wisdom for the Christian Leader’s Wife

“I never knew what I was supposed to do. I never knew my contribution.” Being the wife of a Christian leader is not easy. Debby Thompson knows firsthand, and when...