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Say “Thank You” With Your Heart

It’s high stress time in our household these days. Winter is dragging on well into April. Our biggest week of the year is getting ever closer and there is much…

Everyone wants to be an Abraham

If you ever once in your Sunday-School-attending life sang the song “Father Abraham,” raise your hand. Or rather, raise your right arm, left arm, right foot, left foot… Abraham is…

A simplified mind

Ah, January. It is time for us to start filling in a blank calendar. Time to shed some pounds. Time to tweak our budget, make long-term goals, and organize our…

Where’d He Go?

Quit arguing about Jesus’ place in Christmas and simply focus on Him Christmas hasn’t just become commercial, as Linus laments in one of my favorite holiday programs. It’s become controversial.…

Lesson From a Mama Pig

I took my littles to a farm today. It’s a rite of passage in suburbia, driving 20 miles or so to pay an admission fee, ride the cow train and…

We Win | Adventures in the Life of a Southern Gospel Wife

By Kelly Capriotti Burton At a very precarious time in my life – 19 years old, dropping out of college, breaking off a long relationship, seeking the Holy Spirit, the…

Passing the Buck to Clutter and Chaos…

Passing the Buck ~Jimmy McMillan Ok, so as many folks know I have been ill for several months. It has finally caught up with me and I was simply too…

Cooking in the House | Rice Pudding

I felt quite inspired to write my monthly recipe column this morning. As the aroma of rice pudding sprinkled with cinnamon and nutmeg wafted through the air, I eagerly sat…

The Most Important Thing About Mothering: A Glimpse From Colombia | Adventures in the Life of a Southern Gospel Wife

By Kelly Capriotti Burton Recently, my husband and I were allowed the privilege of traveling to Bogota, Colombia with Compassion International. The life-changing, eye-opening, heart-growing experiences of the four days…

A Certain Kind of Life | Reality Check

By Lorraine Walker I believe that Jesus is the only way to eternal, abundant life. I believe that with every fiber of my being. And yet, sometimes it seems so…