Lessons of Thankfulness and Humility

With the holiday season approaching – Who am I kidding? It’s here isn’t it? – I’m shaking my head in wonder at how quickly 2022 has passed. Anyway, I digress… What does Thanksgiving mean to you? I’ve listed 3 things below. Do you agree? Disagree? Have something to add? Hit reply and share your thoughts….

Stay Connected while remaining Physically Distant

In previous periods of crisis, people gathered. 911. Various wars and conflicts. People rallied or protested or both – in groups. The COVID-19 pandemic presents a completely different situation. We are asked to separate and remain apart. We are isolated and told to be “socially distant.” As we physically separate, we must find other ways…

Welcome, Jennifer Slattery, guest blogger with Six Ways to Change the World

Sometimes it feels as if darkness has overpowered light, sorrow dominates joy, and confusion and fear infiltrate peace. Watching the news play out before me, or perhaps even sitting with a hurting friend, can make me feel powerless. Ineffectual. But Scripture tells me this is a lie. In Christ, I–we–have the power to transform our…

Rend Collective and Rescuer

Cages. Bars. Chains. Pits. In which are you held captive? Or, in which were you held before Jesus came and rescued you? We’re all addicted to something. Some of the things are legal and others are illegal. They are all ways in which we are enslaved. Satan can use any habit or substance we value…

Prepping for ACFW Nashville

In less than a week I will be in Nashville at the annual conference of American Christian Fiction Writers. It is my first large conference. I am so glad I attended the much smaller Taylor University Professional Writer’s Conference in August on the advice of an Indiana ACFW member. It was a great way to…