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Try Swimming Upstream


Author:Nancy Leigh DeMoss

We’ve got to be willing to be salmon swimming upstream. What do salmon do? They get bloodied and beat up on the rocks in order to give birth and produce life. Then what do they do? They die. You say, “That doesn’t sound like...[more]


Moses and the Mop Bucket


Author:Max Lucado

The hallway is silent except for the wheels of the mop bucket and the shuffle of the old man’s feet. Both sound tired. Both know these floors. How many nights has Hank cleaned them? Always careful to get in the corners....[more]


The Tucson Tragedy: How To Weep


Author:John Beeson

A friend of mine commented the other day that whereas Paul calls us to work out our salvation with “fear and trembling” he felt more that his was being worked out with “chuckles and shrugs.”  The next day I met with a...[more]


What Significance Has Post-Modernism for Christian Faith?


Author:Dallas Willard

What makes Postmodernism so interesting today is that it lets us get on with business that we firmly believe we ought to be getting on with: careful discussion of those things that matter most in life. Postmodernism takes the...[more]


Fingernails on the Chalkboard


Author:Julie Barrier

Fingernails on the chalkboard. Leaky bathroom faucets at 4:00 a.m. Chirping smoke alarms that can’t be found. Screaming toddlers in the cereal aisle at the grocery store. Annoying? Off-putting? The little (and sometimes big)...[more]