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When the Storms Come

By Maria Sarver, Ghana Team, Ghana, South Africa I sure do like a rain shower, don’t you? I love the cool breeze that comes after a rain—especially here in Ghana, West Africa. But storms—now, that’s a different story. Storms can do lots of damage. A few years back, our church auditorium was a tent. One Monday night [...]

By | 2017-03-28T23:03:20+00:00 April 24th, 2017|Faith, Hurts, Trials, Victorious Christian Living|1 Comment

How to Gain the Respect of Your Child

By Tammy Goddard, Pastor's Wife, Faith Baptist Church, Wildomar, California In the Bible, God gives a great promise to those who have learned to show respect and honor for their parents. Ephesians 6:2, 3, “Honour thy father and mother; (which is the first commandment with promise;) 3That it may be well with thee, and thou [...]

By | 2017-03-28T22:34:12+00:00 April 17th, 2017|Home, Motherhood|0 Comments

I Just Can’t Do Everything!

By Chrissy Hon, Pastor's Wife, Providence Baptist Church, Lowell, Indiana TRUST IS a vital ingredient to our faith. We trust the Bible to be the Word of God, teaching us about God and all we know of Him. So many struggles in my Christian life are trust problems. If I do not trust my God as [...]

By | 2017-03-28T22:08:48+00:00 April 10th, 2017|Faith, Motherhood, Relationships|1 Comment

Dancing in the Rain

Staying Encouraged During Times of Discouragement by Sarah Inman, Team Member of Team Thailand FIVE MONTHS AND STILL NO RAIN. Drought had come for the third year in a row. Villages brought water in by truck. The wells and water tanks were drying up rapidly. Temperatures rose to 113°, and humidity made it seem even hotter. When drought [...]

By | 2017-03-28T14:24:50+00:00 March 28th, 2017|Faith, Joy, Trials, Victorious Christian Living|2 Comments

Keeping Your Marriage Strong in Difficult Times

by Vicky Lutz, Belleville, Michigan My husband and I have been married for 36 years. We have seen our share of ups and downs, as does every surviving marriage. Life happens to us all. I have often wondered why some marriages survive difficult times and others don’t. Recently, I was asked what kept my marriage strong during one [...]

By | 2017-03-20T23:23:13+00:00 March 20th, 2017|Marriage, Relationships|3 Comments

Making His Way My Way

Many years ago I spoke on the subject of “Making His Way My Way.” I spoke about having to change my ways because my husband is so different from me. Early in our marriage, I realized that I had to change or there would be war in the home. I had to learn to buy [...]

By | 2017-03-08T15:57:53+00:00 March 14th, 2017|Marriage, Relationships, Victorious Christian Living|0 Comments

My Hard Times

by Rachel Wolfe, Crown Point, Indiana “God’s been good…in my life.  I feel blessed beyond my wildest dreams when I go to sleep each night.  And though I’ve had my share of hard times…” What’s the next phrase in this song? “…I wouldn’t change them if I could.” As I was listening to this [...]

By | 2017-03-07T21:42:57+00:00 March 7th, 2017|Faith, Hurts, Joy, Trials, Victorious Christian Living|1 Comment

Having Fun with the Family

by Jenny Gray, Pastor's Wife, Liberty Baptist Church, Durham, NC Today, with the technology and entertainment offered, having family fun is almost a lost art. Our families have become so busy and have allowed so many distractions into their world, there seems to be no time for fun! My hubby and I have three sons, [...]

By | 2017-02-28T15:29:39+00:00 February 28th, 2017|Home, Joy, Marriage, Motherhood, Relationships|1 Comment

The Power of a Couple’s Prayer

While I was dating the man who would become my husband, I would often drive to the city in which he lived and spend the night with my aunt and uncle. I remember falling off to sleep at night and hearing them pray out loud. I couldn’t hear all of their words, but I remember hearing [...]

By | 2017-02-21T16:37:46+00:00 February 21st, 2017|Marriage, Prayer, Relationships|1 Comment