Post–Christmas Commission! When the song of the angels is stilled, . . .   When the star in the sky is gone, . . .   When the kings and princes have gone home, . . .   When the shepherds are back tending their flocks, . . .   The work of Christmas begins:…

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Of all the gifts we receive this Christmas, the best ones come from above. Enjoy these 10 eternal gifts of Christmas! Ask any child what his or her favorite part of Christmas is, and you’re sure to find that “gifts” top the list. And why not? We all know how special it feels when you…

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Whose Crown? We are all familiar with the verses from Matthew 2:1-8. Three Wise Men are following the Star that announced the birthplace of Christ the King. They stop at Herod’s castle to seek directions for the final leg of their journey.   Herod summoned the chief priests and inquired of them where the Christ…

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Do women have a right to leave their abusers? Jennifer Schlecht is one of the most recent women to be denied what should be a fundamental right. The right to leave her abuser. Jennifer’s husband like many abusers believed she did not have this right. When the courts and law enforcement do not guard this right,…

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The Mary Christmas Story Over 30 years ago. I heard Pastor Jack Hayford teach on The Mary Miracle, I have always looked at the Christmas Story through the eyes of this teaching every since. I share it in part with you now. Luke 1:26-35 26 Now in the sixth month the angel Gabriel was sent by…

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MILCK and the Power of Speaking Out MILCK is a singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and poet. Her song, “Quiet,” is a clarion call for people of all races, creeds, and colors who have suffered and survived gallantly in the face of trauma, trials, and tribulations. MILCK created the #ICANTKEEPQUIET Fund to help build a culture where anyone can…

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6 Tips for Parents Talking About Dating Abuse Parents who suspect their child is in an unhealthy relationship may not know how to help. Parents can begin discussing healthy relationships and signs of dating abuse with their children before they even start dating. Here are six tips on how parents can navigate having conversations about…

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3 Ways to Overcome Unbelief If you need a move of God in your life, don’t let unbelief get in the way! There are three ways to overcome unbelief you can put into practice today. If you need a move of God in your life today, and it hasn’t come to pass, one thing could…

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Getting Organized for Christmas Is it too early to start thinking about Christmas? It’s not if you hope to have a smooth December and enjoy a stress-free Christmas season. That can be tough to do if you’re not organized. Christmas is supposed to be a time of joy. A time for us to reflect on…

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The Beautiful Struggle to Forgive Emmy Award-winning sports journalist and former ESPN producer Jason Romano remembers the day he got the phone call. How could he forget? On the other end was his father, who was in tears with terrible news. Patty, his second wife, and Jason’s stepmother had been killed in a house fire.…

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