The Real Story

Xiang Junfeng’s wedding was an incredibly special day in her life.  So much so that each day she gets up and puts on her wedding dress… or one of her other wedding dresses… and spends the [...]

Living Free

I recently read the story of Sammy Luciano.  A couple years ago he was arrested for the 34th time.  34 arrests.  34 mugshots.  34 bookings.  I can hear you thinking as [...]


A Hebrew poet once said, “As long as a word remains unspoken, you are its master; once you utter it, you are its slave.”  So true.  Words are powerful…. they can change the course [...]

Lack of Worry

When the angels brought the message of Christ’s arrival to Earth, the world was far from peaceful.  There was political tension, people taken prisoner for their faith, famine, border [...]

Real Competition

A former chaplain of the US Senate, Richard Halverson once said… “Want to be a winner? Compete against yourself, not somebody else. Outrunning your rival doesn’t mean you ran your [...]

After the Rope

After church one Sunday afternoon, a four-year-old boy said, very seriously, “Daddy, will you let me baptize you?” The father laughed it off as a joke but then realized that his son [...]


I once read a quote from a 6 year old girl named Emma.  She said, “Love is when you’re missing some of your teeth but you’re not afraid to smile because your friends will still love you even [...]