July 1, 2011

Grace Widows: Binding the Broken (Part 4)

“You shall no longer be termed Forsaken, nor shall your land any more be termed Desolate…” (Isaiah 62:4-5)

This will complete the series, Grace Widows. If you have not yet read Part 1, Part 2, or Part 3 of this series, I encourage you to begin there.

Whether or not divorce will ever touch your life personally, it is crucial that Christians study and understand what the Scriptures say …

June 30, 2011

Grace Widows: The Attack on Godly Seed (Part 3)

Continued from Part 2, Grace Widows: A Scarlet Letter

“My people are bent on backsliding from Me. Though they call to the Most High, none at all exalt Him.” (Hosea 11:7)

This verse should get our attention. Those of us who call on the name of the Lord, are we faithful? Do we truly exalt him in word and deed? In the second chapter of Malachi, the Israelites weep and groan …

March 18, 2009

Becoming a Family: A New Chapter

Part II

God sets the solitary in families; He brings out those who are bound into prosperity… (Psalm 68:6)

[If you haven’t yet read part one, Beauty for Ashes: A Testimony, please do so before reading part two.]

James and I were married in July of 1995, after a whirlwind courtship of less than two months. Jessica instantly fell in …

March 17, 2009

Beauty for Ashes: A Testimony

Part I

“To console those who mourn in Zion, to give them beauty for ashes, the oil of joy for mourning, the garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness; that they may be called trees of righteousness, the planting of the Lord, that He may be glorified. “ (Isaiah 61:3)

[Because of the length of this testimony, I have broken it into …