The Lord Is My Shepherd

A Meditation For most people who like to pray the psalms, Psalm 23 is clearly a favorite. In this blog, my prayer is that, with the gracious help of the Holy Spirit, we may each come to a fuller understanding of this psalm. May we be drawn, like a humble lamb, to trust the good shepherd, who watches over us...

Throwing Caution to the Wind

Our guest blogger today is Robert J. Wicks, author of Spiritual Resilience: 30 Days to Refresh Your Soul. The problems we have on a social as well as on an individual scale can be very great, and it is easy to be overwhelmed by them. We pollute the waters, sky, land, and our foods. We are faced with hunger,...

Sticks and Stones May Break My Bones…

Today’s guest blogger is Teresa Tomeo, author of Walk Softly and Carry a Great Bag If anyone thinks he is religious, and does not bridle his tongue but deceives his heart, this man’s religion is vain. —James 1:26 Will someone please tell me what happens to our conscience when we decide to lash out...

Spiritual Resilience: 30 Days to Refresh Your Soul

Our guest blogger today is Robert J. Wicks, author of Spiritual Resilience: 30 Days to Refresh Your Soul. During the very times when losses occur and crises strike, the opportunity is especially present for us to realize how much God is at the center of our lives, at the heart of ourselves, and on the...

God Is So Big

Our guest blogger today is Kelly M. Wahlquist, author of Created to Relate: God’s Design for Peace and Joy. When I was in preschool, my image of God was the Statue of Liberty. I know that sounds crazy, but as a little four-year-old, I knew God was big, and the Statue of Liberty was the biggest...

Conversion Stories of Hollywood Legends

The following is an excerpt from Mary Claire Kendall’s new book Oasis: Conversion Stories of Hollywood Legends. Early on, when I was marketing Gary Cooper’s faith journey, the editor of a Los Angeles-based magazine told me she was only interested in his “external life.” How absurd, I thought....

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