First Encounter OR Second Hand Faith?

Today’s post is written by blogger Carol Dunfee.  This post was first published on www.caroldunfee.com. I grew up hearing stories about my grandpa. He passed away when I was a newborn, so I never got to meet him. My mom has told me that he was fun-loving. He treasured his two daughters. He loved music […]

Does Our Faith Save Us?

The other week I went to a special viewing of the movie “Facing the Darkness.” It was a documentary produced by Samaritan’s Purse about the Ebola Crisis Outbreak in 2013/2014. It featured Dr. Brantly who was the first documented American to enter into the United States with this deadly disease. He was extremely close to […]

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Military Edition {Giveaway}

“I like to see a man proud of the place in which he lives.  I like to see a man live so that his place will be proud of him” quote Abraham Lincoln. I am so excited to announce the story I submitted last year to Chicken Soup for the Soul has been accepted and […]

Why Do We Need To Go To Church Anyway?

If we believe in God then why do we need to go to church? Sunday at church the question was asked, “Why do we need to go to church?”  It is a very common response for others to say, I don’t need to go to church to experience Jesus or have a relationship with God. […]

The Secret to Being Perfect

Spring is approaching. Grass is growing, the sun is shining, flowers are blooming, birds are chirping….. well not where I live. There are still mounds of snow piled on top of another. The grass and flowers are not blooming. The birds are not chirping. (Insert whining sigh here). However there is one bird indigenous to […]

Why Do We Celebrate Easter?

With the Easter holiday approaching, I wanted to take us back to the reason for the season of why we really celebrate Easter.  As I enter into stores my eyes are bombarded with empty plastic eggs, Easter baskets and bunnies.  Really the Easter bunny has nothing to do with why we celebrate Easter.  The world […]