Are You Happy and You Know It?

(Adapted from Chapter 1, How Happiness Happens by Max Lucado) How long has it been since you felt a level of contagious, infectious, unflappable, unstoppable happiness? Maybe your answer is “I feel that way...

Don’t Forget the Bread

God has posted His traffic signs everywhere we look: in the universe, in Scripture, even within our own hearts. Yet we persist in disregarding his directions. Still, God does not give us what we deserve. He has drenched His world in grace. It has no end. It knows no limits. It empowers this life and enables us to live the next. God offers second chances, like a soup kitchen offers meals to everyone who asks.

Forgiveness for Bitter Days

You and I save things. Favorite photos, interesting articles - we all save things. Homer and Langley Collyer hoarded things. Everything. Newspapers, letters, clothing - you name it, they kept it...

Sin Vaccination

Isaiah 53:6 In October of 1347, a Genoese fleet returned from the Black Sea, carrying in her cargo the death sentence for Europe. By the time the ships landed in Messina, Italy, most of the sailors were dead. The few who survived wished they hadn't. Fever racked their bodies. Festering boils v

Every Person

Every Person Scripture: Hebrews 2:17-18 Most families keep their family secrets a secret. Most don't talk about the swindling uncle or the streetwalking great-aunt. Such stories remain unmentioned at the family reunion and unrecorded in the family Bibl