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No Worthless Thing

Are you amazed at all the changes in technology within your life time? It may sound like the dark ages to a younger generation, but when I was a child, our television had two channels in black & white. ┬áNow there are cable packages that give hundreds of channels, not to mention the availability of …

When Your Heart is Overwhelmed…

In recent years, I have experienced several occasions when I felt completely overwhelmed with circumstances in my life. These were times when I would wake up in the morning wondering if it was all a bad dream, only to soon realize that this was my reality. During these times, I frequently referred to Psalm 61:2 …

Do You Know An Orphan?

As a child my definition of an orphan would be “a child whose mother and father had died.” Unfortunately, that limited definition followed me into adulthood. So consequentially, Bible verses such as James 1:27 were troubling to me. As a Christian, I certainly wanted my religion to be “pure and undefiled.” I have known plenty …

Boy or Girl…..As Long As It’s Healthy

A news report came out this month saying that Down syndrome has been virtually eliminated from the population of Iceland due to abortion. Stories are circulating that prenatal tests are being mandated and that abortions are being required if a mother finds out that her child will have Down Syndrome. The fact is that since …

I’d Never Marry a Preacher

When I met my husband 33 years ago, he was a senior Bible major at Freed Hardeman University. We dated all of his senior year and married the following summer. You may be surprised to know that I had not heard him preach or teach a class until about two weeks after our wedding. At …