Faith and Losing a Loved One to Suicide

My brother John and I grew up doing nearly everything together. We are only sixteen months apart and we lived in the middle nowhere, so that meant we were each...

Shaking Things Up In California: Spiritual Lessons Earthquakes Teach Us

Southern California was hit with a seismic one-two combo, first on the 4th of July, and then a larger one the day after. I live 80 miles south of Ridgecrest,...

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...

For God and Country

As we near the fourth of July, it is inspiring and exciting to see the American flag flying proudly all over our nation. It is a reminder of the...

CHEACon: Annual Homeschool Convention at Pasadena Convention Center July 11-13

With the new controversial sex education guidelines and vaccine exemptions for public school children being severely limited on everyone’s minds, parents nationwide are rethinking their schooling options. Homeschooling is...

5 Practical Tips for Young Adults with Autism Seeking Employment

After I graduated from Oral Roberts University with a Master of Divinity, I was employed four years as a youth pastor and helps minister. When Metro Detroit experienced harsh...

Three Reasons We Should Support Faith-based Movies

Why do we enjoy movies? Simply stated: Movies allow us to escape. But it’s more than that. Movies take us places we’ve never been, experience cultures and lifestyles different from 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...

The Reason We Celebrate Flag Day

With summer just around the corner (literally next week), most of us look forward to barbeques and celebrations like Memorial Day, Fourth of July, and Labor Day. But people...
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