It is so easy to take things for granted and to grumble and complain unless we catch ourselves and intentionally cultivate thankful hearts. read more
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Forget the cherry tree. Think you know a lot about George Washington? Bet you don't know about the real man. read more
Joy doesn't come easily for everyone at Christmastime. If this season brings more pain than pleasure, here's a timely reminder—via one woman's remarkable journey—of the redemption Christ offers to every hurting soul. read more
Everyone knows the Pilgrims held the first Thanksgiving feast in the New World. But what you may not know is just why they were so thankful. read more
You may believe Halloween is all costumes and candy, but beware—demonic forces may lurk behind those ghost and goblin masks. Find out how Satan uses Halloween to attack your family. read more
An experienced witch-turned-Christian, Kristine McGuire offers her take on Halloween and how Christians should respond to the annual festivities. read more
Easter took on an entirely new meaning after the sudden death of my 25-year-old son.
Six of us piled into our Suburban early on Easter morning. We were silent. I felt empty.
After what seemed like a long road trip, we finally arrived at the local cemetery where the body of my 25-year-old son, Nathan, was buried. He had unexpectedly died in a rock-climbing fall, just one day after we buried my husband’s father.
We slowly made the dreaded walk to Nathan’s grave. A year earlier, no one would have ever thought that this would be our first activity on our next Easter. read more