Author Archives : Kara


God’s Whispers in the Dark

“You’ll need to go right over to the hospital now.  We need to observe you for 24 hours.” Those were the words I heard my doctor say at my 36-week appointment. I knew something was wrong that morning when we arrived at the appointment.  What I didn’t know until two days later was I was […]


3 Truths to Tell Your Children When Disaster Strikes

Over the past weekend we have heard countless stories of people who are trying to survive through Hurricane Harvey. Millions of people have endured tornados, hurricane force winds and unrelenting rain. The news keeps saying that the disaster is not even over as the rains continue to fall in South Texas and will through Thursday. […]


The Blessing of a New School Year

The summer is flying by and school will be starting in the next few weeks for most of our children. We will be shopping for supplies, new clothes, etc., to make sure our children are off to a great start for the next year of their education. As I began to think about the hustle […]


Sharing Your Testimony When You Were Raised in Church

Scott looked at his youth group and said, “Tonight, we’re going to learn how to share our testimonies.” Kristie looked at Jeff and then looked away quickly as if something had upset her. Jeff tried to get Kristie to tell him what was wrong but she shrugged him off. When Scott opened up time for […]


Strengthen Your Marriage and Family by Identifying This…

I have a dream. Do you have a dream? What’s your dream? Is it to live at the beach?  Or maybe have a larger family? Or maybe you have a dream to have the perfect marriage? (I hate to burst your bubble, but the only perfect marriage out there is the one that will happen […]


How to Discover God’s Plan for Your Life

Most people dream of making a difference in the world.  Many people pursue passions they have with such gusto that they leave family, friends and God in their dust.  Many are in the constant pursuit of finding ways to make their lives better. How have you been looking to find your place in this world? […]

God's plan

Reclaiming Biblical Values

A shift is being felt in America.  A shift away from biblical values.  A shift away from what was once understood. (It really started years ago.) Christians in the United States have stood idly by thinking that this would never happen.  Many thought that the U.S. would always be a “Christian nation.” The problem has […]


The Greatest Sin of All

Sin. Sin is anything we do that defies the ways of God. There are a variety of sins that are identified in the Bible. Gossip. Lying. Drunkenness. Covetousness. Murder. Do you believe that dishonoring your parents is worse than gossip? What about murder being worse than stealing? Many people will talk about a hierarchy of […]

Break the Chain of Sin

Truths as School Starts

5 Truths to Speak as Your Child Starts a New School Year

It’s that time of year.  Clothes have been bought.  Backpacks are packed.  Lunch boxes are prepared. Children all over the United States are going back to school. It’s an exciting time for most children and their parents.  For others though, it is a time that brings much anxiety and fear.  Will they have friends?  What […]