• The Ministry of “No”
    by Joanna Sanders on February 19, 2020 at 8:22 pm

    Last fall, I had the privilege of meeting Priscilla Shirer and asking her a question that had been on my heart. I asked her how she kept appropriate boundaries on her time while still tending to and loving the masses. After a quick chuckle between us, she paused to contemplate her response and then confidently

  • On this Day
    by Joanna Sanders on February 13, 2020 at 12:09 pm

    My iPhone has a photo app feature that’s similar to those on Facebook and other social media apps. It showcases memories from holidays past and photos from a year ago with the label “On This Day.” While I’m always interested to see this prompt, I was startled to be reminded that it was “on this

  • 2020 Writing Contest
    by Dan Brownell on February 7, 2020 at 3:01 pm

    2020 Writing Contest Deadline: Entries must be received by May 29, 2020. Topic: Everyday people who are making a difference for Jesus. Length: 800 to 1,200 words. Prizes: 1st Prize: $300 and article published in the Nov. 2020 issue. 2nd Prize: $200 and article published in the Nov. 2020 issue. 3rd Prize: $100 and article published

  • Rewrite
    by Joanna Sanders on February 5, 2020 at 10:11 pm

    It’s rare that I write something that doesn’t require revision. These blogs are often rewritten and edited several times before they’re published, and I rewrote parts of my book more times than I’d ever like to admit. In fact, the only thing that separated the version of the book that’s in print now from the

  • In God We (Still) Trust?
    by Dan Brownell on February 3, 2020 at 9:13 pm

    By Robert Morgan The Bible has played a starring role in American history from our nation’s beginnings, transcending party affiliation, race, and class. When George Washington was sworn into office, he swore upon and even kissed the Bible. Even today, our currency still reads, “In God We Trust.” To find its future, the U.S. must