Five Keys to Growing Faith
Five Keys to Growing Faith
Melody Mason · Aug 2 11 minute read

Do you struggle having strong faith in the times in which we are living? I know I sometimes do. In fact, this past year, I’ve been on a bit of a roller coaster of faith versus my circumstances. Yes, I admit, the things I’ve been teaching and preaching about for years have been challenged in a new way in my own life, and I’ve often had to cry out, “Lord, give me strength to get through this trial!”

Selah's Banana Bread
Selah's Banana Bread
Selah M. Lee · Jul 30 1 minute read

I like bananas! But, I love banana bread!! When bananas are spotted or overripe, it's time to make them into banana bread. I hope you enjoy this banana bread recipe as much as I do.

Put This Plane Down Now!
Put This Plane Down Now!
Audrey Castelbuono · Jul 28 3 minute read

Danny threw an aerial map at me and shouted, “Find a place to land!” I looked at the map which was nothing like a road map and saw nothing that looked familiar. My stomach went into my throat as I put the map down and looked out the window, eagle-eyed, trying to find something in all the farmland below that might possibly be a small airfield. Over in the far distance I spotted…

Strategies for Making a Personal Exercise Plan — Part 1
Strategies for Making a Personal Exercise Plan — Part 1
Franklin V. Cobos II · Jul 26 3 minute read

If you are struggling with how and where to start, then this article is for you! Everyone needs to start somewhere, even if it is from a place of no exercise at all. In fact, getting little to no exercise at all is not an uncommon situation. If this describes you, please do not be discouraged.

The $1000 Sabbath Challenge
The $1000 Sabbath Challenge
Martin Kim · Jul 22 7 minute read

The longing desire of Satan’s heart is to be worshiped. This should come as no surprise, as the Bible tells us that the devil even had the audacity to ask Jesus to bow down and worship him (see Matthew 4:9). Satan desperately wants to be worshiped but knows that no one in his or her right mind is going to bow down and worship him. Therefore, he gets himself a front man, called...

Not All Who Wander Are Lost
Not All Who Wander Are Lost
Melissa Barclay · Jul 20 3 minute read

My map reading adventures began when I was proclaimed the navigator on road trips. Barely able to read, my mom taught me to follow the map route she had shown me on the map so that I could tell her the number or name on the next road we needed to take.

Medical Miracle for Caesar
Medical Miracle for Caesar
Jaël Naomie · Jul 16 2 minute read

Imagine if Caesar was unable to walk the first time the symptoms occurred while he was in Paris. He would have been thousands of miles from home, in a foreign land, where they speak a foreign language that Caesar doesn’t know. No insurance, no family, no support.

Columbian Rice Pudding
Columbian Rice Pudding
Monica Hurtado · Jul 14 1 minute read

This rice pudding is so delicious, it reminds me of my childhood back in Colombia. There are different variations of “Arroz Con Leche” in Latin America, but this is my vegan Colombian version.

Exercise: It Goes to Your Head
Exercise: It Goes to Your Head
Vicki Griffin · Jul 12 5 minute read

Hulda was depressed, overweight, sickly, and constantly fatigued. In her 60’s and suffering from the loss of her husband, her poor health aggravated her depression. Born in 1896 and reared on a Canadian farm, her diet was rich in meat, milk, cream, butter, eggs, and candy. She began walking to relieve her sadness — and set some new records in the process!

Dormers vs. Demolition
Dormers vs. Demolition
Lisa Lothian · Jul 9 3 minute read

One day my husband walked into the house with architect plans to transform the house into a four-bedroom colonial. I was scared. We would have to move out while the work was being done. We were planning to start homeschooling our six-year-old twins within the year; I felt like I needed...

Persist for the Holy Spirit
Persist for the Holy Spirit
Time to Get Ready Team · Jul 8 1 minute read

Persist for the Holy Spirit is the theme for the Get Ready Magazine this month. How often do you ask for the Holy Spirit? Jesus calls us to seek, knock and ask for the Holy Spirit (Luke 11:9-13). Jesus wants us to...

Saved From the Deep
Saved From the Deep
Gillian Bethel · Jul 7 8 minute read

Then, Bob’s life took an unexpected and serious turn. He was arrested and charged with reckless driving and possession of drugs. Just being arrested on a drug charge was enough for him to lose his rank and be suspended from duties because, on patrol, he was responsible for nuclear weapons. While he was in custody, he prayed in desperation, “God, if You get me out of this, I’ll become...