Courage to Serve the Church

Courage to Serve the Church

I was drawn to courageous people early in my life. There was a wall in my backyard growing up with graduated levels. It started at one end at 3 feet and then graduated up to 6 feet. I used to evaluate my friends (at the time I wasn’t aware that I was doing it) and...
An INNER VIEW with Ann White

An INNER VIEW with Ann White

Kathleen Cooke:  We live busy lives today. Our technologies have allowed us to get what we want, as fast as we want, and as much as we want almost instantly. But God doesn’t work that way. What has He taught you about waiting? Ann White: I’ve learned to keep my hands,...
Emotional Trauma: Will You Choose a Band-Aid or Stitches?

Emotional Trauma: Will You Choose a Band-Aid or Stitches?

“I just need a band-aid – a butterfly bandage!” That was the sobbing plead being made by a 10-year-old daughter. She had been at a friend’s house playing and her mom had just washed and waxed the kitchen floor. The girls had an idea. What if we got pillowcases...
Jesus Whisperers and the Light that Stops the Growling

Jesus Whisperers and the Light that Stops the Growling

Today, anger is in the air we breathe and, in many ways, might be even more deadly than COVID. We’ve recently witnessed global riots due to racial injustice, political polarization, and social and financial issues. Some of us have taken part in heated confrontations...
Doubt: The Place of Questioning and Choosing the Right Way

Doubt: The Place of Questioning and Choosing the Right Way

My children and grandchildren never stop questioning my choices and direction. In fact, they go even further, they like to argue against them. It can get frustrating even annoying especially with young children who have to question your every command and wisdom. You...