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  • The Faltering Child

    October 31, 2016

    There was a room of pitch black with nothing to be seen but flickers of ember on one side and shafts of light on the other–both coming from windowed doors which sat on [...]

The Church

  • My name is Julie Dibble, and I am a Daughter to the King. I can say this with confidence, not because I was born into Christianity, but because I was transformed by Him. Life [...]
  • Watch Out for Poison Ivy

    October 31, 2016

    In many forests, a plant lurks that will hurt those who touch it: Poison ivy. This plant can be identified by its distinctive three leaflets or by the hairy growths on its [...]
  • 3 Ways of Effective Prayer

    October 31, 2016

    by Doug Hazen For years I’ve looked at James 5:16 and wished I could be more effective in prayer. “The prayer of a righteous person is powerful and effective.” “I’m [...]
  •   Growing up as a comic book fanatic, I always loved the scene where the hero showed up in the nick of time to rescue the damsel in distress. In all honesty, I may have [...]

Going Global

  • Who is My Neighbor? #Refugee

    October 31, 2016

    by Terry Sharp From time-to-time I get a post card in the mail saying, “Choose Your Neighbor!” It’s from a local realtor sending listings of houses for sale on my [...]

The Great Outdoors: Hiking Oregon

  • Last winter, I compiled a list of outdoor adventures that I wanted to experience. Oregon is such a beautiful and wondrous state. I wanted to seriously devote some time to [...]

The Christian Music Scene

Family Matters


  • Standing on a mountain top in the North Georgia Mountains last weekend was surreal. The brisk breeze was enjoyable during the hike while the warmth of the sun softened the [...]
  • EL-ROI, The God Who Sees

    October 31, 2016

      “Then she called the name of the LORD who spoke to her, You-Are-the-God-Who-Sees; for she said, “Have I also here seen Him who sees me?” ~Genesis 16:13 Hagar had [...]
Letter From The Publisher

Serving Generously

by Nikole Hahn in Letters From The Publisher

When our last two contests yielded no results, I was left wondering what to do with a $20 Starbuck’s card our sponsor gave to give away. After speaking with our [...]


  • Poetry: I Grew Up In Church

    October 31, 2016

    by S.M. Holland I grew up in church But I wasn’t allowed to question It was a form of oppression I was told I was filled with aggression They didn’t let me gain [...]
  • Poetry: From The Cradle

    October 31, 2016

    From the cradle of cunning Jacob Two nations struggled together in the womb But one nation would be stronger than the other The younger would snatch kingship from the older [...]

How God Saved Her Marriage

You Are Not Alone by Mia Koehne

What He Did For Me by Karmann and Kompany