Every year when the air turns crisp and the morning temperatures dip down in the thirties, my husband comes alive. Not that he wasn't full of life before. But there is just something about autumn and the coming of hunting season that puts a lightness in his step. And he's not the only one. Men who love to hunt all have this excitement growing in them from the middle of August. … [Read more...] about Overcoming the Hunter’s Widow Mindset
It is true that the hard teachings of the New Testament will not be popular with the masses. And you can see from contemporary Christian churches today that they have given in to the world's idea of divorce and remarriage. Standing faithful is no longer necessary. But it does not have to stay that way in our churches. This topic is one that is best taught before the situation arises, rather … [Read more...] about Divorce and Remarriage – Is it Biblical?
They were fleeing for their lives with their little ones beside them and a furious king with his powerful army behind them.Then they found their road ended in the gentle waves lapping at the shores of the Red Sea. In desperation, a cry went up to the portals of heaven.But God made a way.Long before they'd begun to pack their belongings, He knew they would come to a seemingly dead end. And He'd … [Read more...] about The Heart of God
A powerful poem by Matilda C. Edwards. I believe I first heard it in one of my father's sermons when I was yet a young girl, and if I had to choose one poem as my favorite - it would be this one. It's a classic that continues to bless people's hearts through the years.The Church Walking With The World The Church and the World walked far apartOn the changing shores of time,The World was … [Read more...] about The Church Walking With The World
This article was in the newsletter for A Blessed Beginning crisis pregnancy center here in our hometown. It touched me to hear a first-person account of a woman who had had an abortion. Sometimes this is so remote to us Plain folks and it is good to be reminded of the sanctity of life that we uphold and also to pray for those who suffer the after-effects of abortion. God is a God of mercy and … [Read more...] about "I Had an Abortion"
In the making of little boys, God put in a very healthy dose of something which causes them to want to conquer everything in their path. I use the word something because I still can't figure out what to put in there. We women somehow managed to escape that part of the creation process, for we do not consider it our duty upon waking in the morning to vanquish all foes we meet before hitting the … [Read more...] about Go Slay Your Dragons, My Son