By Mike Ramsey During the few great years that I served as a Probation Officer with my county Juvenile Court in the early 2000’s, one of the issues that I ran into on a regular basis was teen suicide. P.O.s receive updated training in this area. Training was expanded to detention staff, social workers, and […]
Jacob’s expectation was that Laban’s house would be a haven of peace for him, but in the contrary, the place turned out to be house of bondage and servitude of sort.
I passed this church, and the sign read, "If the grass looks greener on the other side, fertilize yours." As I read that sign, it was as if God gave me an answer to a question.
By Michael Edwards Lies, negative thoughts, fear, and worry, are Satan’s goal in the battle for our minds. If your mind is constantly churning with fear and worry, and your nights are restless, he is winning the battle for your mind. There is only one thing that allows him to win. One thing that he […]
Laban had two daughters; the older daughter was named Leah, and the younger daughter was named Rachel. Rachel had the body of a goddess and the face of a super-model. Leah is described as having "weak" eyes.
In the West, there has never been a better time than right now to have your Christian articles and poem on line as more and more people are turning away from church and going to internet churches more than ever before.
Many people are controlled by emotions – The first step in learning how to spend less is to become aware of your actions and disciplined in establishing boundaries so your emotions no longer drive your purchasing decisions.
In this world of moral decline where children are enticed and pulled away from right living earlier than ever in their lifetimes, all parents wish they could equip them with armor that would protect them until they become strong, wise adults
11-25 years of age I was still in the jar and very determined to find a way out. 26-40 years of age I was in a cocoon. 41 - 45 I started gnawing my way out. The warrior was set free.
By Merryl Lentz You’ve gone out of your way for someone. Perhaps to lend a helping hand, perhaps to loan them money. But the helping hand is not shown appreciation, and the money is never repaid. They even get to the point where they expect you to pick up the tab, and conveniently forget their […]
Concern for children cuts across all social classes. Whether uptown or downtown, the problems are similar. Lack, poverty and the desire to be accepted are amongst the main reasons for those from humble backgrounds to fall victim to vices.
A balanced life is imperative. Winning begins in the mind. The finest facilities and the best equipment cannot equal the decisive difference of a winners mind.
Ginger Haan tells her story about discovering the secret life that her minister husband had - a homosexual life.
If you happen to be an older woman reading this, you may soon hear a knock at your door from a younger woman. Don’t look at her as an interruption as she comes into your world; look at her as an opportunity.
Pain and suffering become the raw materials necessary for growth and maturing as Christians. Learning to embrace all we experience includes those things that bring suffering.
By Chad Burns When I was in grad school, the Lord brought an opportunity to direct a feature film called “Pendragon,” so I quit grad school to do that. We prayed and sought the Lord’s blessing and His leading and we were so hoping our first movie was going to be a big success.It wasn’t. […]
Michael’s death has helped me learn countless things about myself, my family, and God. Instead of pushing God away when Michael died, my parents and other siblings clung to Him for support and trusted Him to provide for us.
All I really wanted for Christmas was to do something to support our troops. I prayed on this goal daily until I thought I had received an answer, about how to help the troops.
There is a high calling that God has made to all believers. This high calling is different from the call to salvation which is made to all human beings.
If your starting point is God Himself, who made us in His eternal image to live forever, then ending one’s earthly life is the doorway to the next life.
Do you know the love of a mother? If you do know the love of a mother, have you taken time to reflect on that love and really show your appreciation? If you are presently blessed with the love of a mother, do give thanks today
There is always a cause for the conflict in our families and if we stop long enough to reflect on the choices we have made in the past, we will be able to recognise some of our words and actions that have contributed to those conflicts.
More married women are cheating on their husbands because adultery is encouraged by society. It's odd, but people do not "see" that society is one big temptation for both wives and husbands.
Sometimes they take the form of answered prayers or are interpreted as the actions of guardian angels. These remarkable events and encounters lend comfort, strengthen faith, and even save lives.
Prophetic declaration and prayers. Thou shalt also decree a thing, and it shall be established unto thee: and the light shall shine upon thy ways. Job 22:28.
“Sue, my daughter insists she’s a boy. She has rejected all things feminine since she was a toddler. Now as a 15-year-old she says there’s a mismatch between her brain and her body.
They only way to attract what you want is to change the way your thinking about yourself in certain situations. Get a different picture.
Emotional adultery is a torturous experience. Seeing the person you poured all your heart into suddenly lose all affection towards you is a rather painful thing. Online affairs have been rampant nowadays, accounting for a lot of cases of separation and divorce and each has gone through a painstaking course of emotional adultery.
Loneliness is no respecter of persons. Young or old, literate or illiterate, rich or poor, anyone can be affected by loneliness. David Jeremiah called it the "Disease of the Decade." Many years ago Thoreau said, "A city is a place where hundreds of lonely people live together."
Former American football player, Tommie Harris, experienced a devastating tragedy when his wife passed away unexpectedly.