God is able to make ALL grace abound to you, so that with ALL sufficiency, in ALL things, at ALL times, you may abound in EVERY good work. ~2 Corinthians 9:8 {ESV} Giving to God can be a tricky concept. It certainly was for us. A few months after we stepped over the line of…

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There is none like you among the gods, O Lord, nor are there any works like yours. ~Psalm 86:8 {ESV} God is a God of unique answers to prayer and meeting needs. Sometimes ordinary, sometimes extraordinary, sometimes without any human rationality. One of those unique answers is from the Old Testament, about an exchange that…

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Years ago I attended a Bible study at a friend’s church. The study was about Jonah and the whale. The group leader made some opening statements that revealed her belief that this story was just ‘fiction,’ the other ladies nodding in agreement. I didn’t protest, but just smiled at the leader, feigning agreement, while my…

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As a writer, I am intrigued with words and how their use changes through generations. Just look at what our tech-manic world has done to words like swipe, cloud, tablet, text, tweet and viral, to name a few. So I naturally became intrigued when I tripped across the Urban Dictionary. Thinking it was a Merriam-Webster-type…

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