Category: Our Walk with God

The Good Result of a Bad Word: The Value of Fellowship Between Women

My first experience of Christian fellowship with women occurred shortly after my conversion. As a new mother just beginning to look at life from a biblical perspective, I was intimidated by the other young mothers at church. They were all well ahead of me spiritually, integrating...

Moms, You Need Jesus

After a lifetime observing what moms do, I’ve come to some important conclusions. Motherhood is difficult, tiring, rewarding and fulfilling all at the same time, and as much as I appreciate my mom and now my wife, I don’t want the job. Moms, we love you....

How Important Is a Healthy Diet?

It might surprise you to learn that even though the New Testament says much about food, it is silent on the issue of healthy eating. Not one single book, chapter, or even verse was penned for the express purpose of telling Christians what they should or...

Hospitality, The Easy Way

Fried hotdogs, macaroni and cheese from a box and canned green beans are hardly the stuff of which great culinary memories are made, but this was the menu that changed my life. I know that sounds a little dramatic, but let me explain. When I was...

Christian Romance Novels: Are They Our Harmless Little Secret?

She was an intimate friend, and I was in her confidence from the beginning. She was feisty and quite pretty, but not in a fussy way. Life dealt her some hard blows, but she was self-sufficient and didn’t need a man to take care of her—or...

A Letter to a Sister Near Despair

Dear Sister in Christ, I am so sorry that you feel overwhelmed. I’d venture to say that most believing women have experienced days in which we have to use all our will power just to get out of bed.  I know from personal experience how prolonged depression drains...

A 10 Point Theology for Getting Rid of Clutter

A friend of mine lost nearly everything she owned in a house fire. About a year later, I asked her about what she had learned through that trial. Looking back, she was surprised to remember all the people who expressed envy. “Don’t take this the wrong...