What Do We do With Unforgiveness?

By: Linda Merriott Recently, I was extremely hurt by several people I consider dear. I have always been able to forgive fairly easily, but this time I did not seem able to forgive truly. This went on for several weeks. I would pray and ask God to help me, getting up every morning to speak my forgiveness aloud. I would …

Trauma Prayer

O Tender Father, I am so thankful that You do not avoid the crushed and brokenhearted but come near us in our agony (Psalm 34:18). Compassion sends You to those who’ve been battered with abuse and trauma. Although You are exalted on high, You willingly descend to be with all who are contrite and lowly of spirit (Isaiah 57:15). I …

The Infighting

Amanda Walker returns this week with passion and a punch. Her heart is truly Hungry For More of Jesus. May every Christian drop sectarianism to allow the Spirit to live His Life within. This year has been a tough one. A reckoning has occurred in my small part of the world as I’ve struggled to know who to trust. I’ve …

All For One

Medicine proved no benefit. This once healthy young man was left paralyzed, unable to move. The only thing that had changed was his family’s future. One of his friends caught wind that a Teacher was in town. This Carpenter turned Rabbi not only healed lepers and cast out demons, He even tamed the weather on occasion. His stories kept people …

A “Groaning Prayer” Template

Sometimes, we are presented by needs that are far beyond our understanding of just how to pray. A debilitating accident, a robust friend discovering cancer, a teenager who survived heart surgery with flying colors, but within days had to have a brain mass removed.   As I struggle through prayer, maybe my ramblings could be used as your own template for how …

The Great Physician

Do you need a good doctor? I’d like to introduce you to One today through the 2015 true testimony of Doug and Charlette Hendrick. They would be happy to give you a referral. ————————– “Doug, there is a mass on your left lung.” As the words absorbed into their consciousness, Charlette and her husband, Doug leaned forward to examine his …