Songs about Heaven

10…9…8…7…6…5…4…3…2…1…Blast Off! ♫ Somewhere in outer space, God has prepared a place For those who trust him and obey…♫ Do you remember this song from your Sunday School days? I can’t find out who first wrote this song, or when … Continue reading

Having Faith When Life Throws You a Curveball

Do you ever wonder how David Ortiz of the Red Sox does it? As of 2016 his career average is .286. He’s hit 541 home runs and has 1768 runs batted in. But even “Big Papi” has his bad days. … Continue reading

How and Why We Should Bless Our Children Every Single Night…

Meet Sam, my three year-old grandson. Sam lives two thousand long miles away on the west coast, but I know he’s reminded of his grandma each night, because his mom gives him a little message from me before he closes … Continue reading

I’ve Got Questions

Kids have lots of questions—some are funny and silly, some are more serious and thought-provoking. This is the idea behind my brand new picture book series called “I’ve Got Questions” published by Tyndale Kids and co-authored with my daughter, Teri … Continue reading

31 Prayers for My Future Husband: Preparing My Heart for Marriage by Praying for Him

Back in 2013 I wrote a post called Happily Ever After, where I talked about preparing for marriage before you have even met the person you are to marry, and I highlighted a book by Robin Jones Gunn and Tricia Goyer called … Continue reading