For Anyone Who Asks the Question: Why Do Bad Things Happen?

I’ve been through a lot of hurts in my life.  I would wager you have too.  Over the years, God has shown me a common theme throughout His Word.  It is that He is God, He is good, loving, and just, and He is always working in our lives–through our circumstances, our losses, our trials, more >

There is ALWAYS More to the Story

From Mary’s Desk:  A LOOK AT THE LGBT ISSUE AND KNOWING WHERE TO STAND WHEN EVERYONE IS TAKING SIDES Rioting in Baltimore.  A conflict at the office.  Transgender issues.  Abortion.  Divorce.  Everyone takes sides.  Everyone draws conclusions.  Usually the options are to condemn the actions of one side and condone the actions of the other.  more >

Battles of the Heart and How They’re Won

I had a bit of a rough week last week. The week before was wonderful. I took a trip to beautiful Colorado: a visit in the peaks and folds of the mountains among the golden aspens and gurgling, rushing streams; time with good friends; and more time with my amazing son. But as often happens, more >