Carlos Recreated

Carlos Recreated

“Can I stay with you tonight?” Carlos asked in a trembling voice. He’d had a terrible argument with his wife, he explained over the phone, and he couldn’t return home. My wife and I knew that Carlos had already been going through a very dif... Read More »

Who’s the Boss?

Who’s the Boss?

When people ask for advice regarding their marriage or budding love relationship, I often tell them that the most important thing is to let Jesus be the boss. No matter how much two people love each other and no matter how much they have in... Read More »

New Worlds to Discover

New Worlds to Discover

Our lives involveall sorts of relationships. In fact, relating to people is largely what life is about. Relationships, when based on the right foundation and growing in the right direction, are wonderful, rewarding experiences. Each new rel... Read More »

Successful Relationships

Successful Relationships

A stray dog moved into the Smiths’ neighborhood the same day the Joneses moved in next door, and the dog immediately began to wreak havoc, scrounging in trashcans and tearing up flowerbeds in both yards. The Smiths were irked that the Jones... Read More »

Miracles Come Naturally to God

Miracles Come Naturally to God

We usually think of things that are beyond our comprehension as supernatural or miraculous, but those things aren’t supernatural to God because He operates in the spiritual realm where everything is “natural” to Him. There is nothing that’s... Read More »

A Sound Mind

A Sound Mind

I am by nature something of a worrywart. I’m almost constantly preoccupied with one worry or another. I am also a multitasker. I can do just about anything and worry at the same time. For example, this morning I was trying to take my daily ... Read More »

Salvation in a Mineshaft

Salvation in a Mineshaft

Born and raised in a small Ukrainian mining town during the Soviet era, I grew up in an atmosphere of atheism. One day I came across a book titled Not by Bread Alone. Being an avid reader, I read it in a single sitting. The book offered a s... Read More »

Path of Destruction

Path of Destruction

Caught in the heart of citywide riots that had been sparked by anti-government student demonstrations, God was our only defense—but He was strong enough! What could have turned into trauma and tragedy for us became instead a thrilling testi... Read More »

Protection and Power

Protection and Power

The safest place in the world for you is close to God and where He wants you to be. No matter where that is or what’s against you, He will keep you. “The name of the Lord is a strong tower; the righteous run to it and are safe.” God has pro... Read More »

The Safety Bubble

The Safety Bubble

Our heavenly fatheroffers us incredible security and peace from the evils of this world. Through His divine care and intervention, we can live in a bubble of protection from the bad things that go on around us and that could also happen to ... Read More »

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