Illustrating Psalm 23

Illustrating Psalm 23 is easy–and at the same time–challenging… Do you have a favorite Psalm? I have several. Psalm 23 is one of my all-time favorites, although the more that I read and study the Psalms, the more that I find to love and appreciate. Every part of Psalm 23 is so beautiful. Illustrating Psalm

Depicting God in Art

How do you depict God in art? I’ve wrestled with this for years now… ever since I created my first Progress of Redemption Pictorial Bible Chart for a college class at Columbia International University. I needed to show God as active and involved in the events in the artwork for each story, but–how? In the Old

Depicting God in Art

How do you depict God in art? I’ve wrestled with this for years now… ever since I created my first Progress of Redemption Pictorial Bible Chart for a college class at Columbia International University. I needed to show God as active and involved in the events in the artwork for each story, but–how? In the Old

Light your writing on fire…

Have you ever wondered what it would take to write a hit story? If you get a spark going, will it ignite? Light your writing on fire with these cool as a cucumber writing tips, and then YOU can be the coolest writer lit up on the web too! That’s what they said when they

Our World’s Climate Is Not Under Our Control

The mainstream media has been going nuts this week because the new head of the EPA doesn’t believe that free carbon has any effect on climate change! There are a lot of different factors that come into play to create the climate we enjoy on our world. Volcanism and plate tectonics have a very powerful

How To Enjoy The Shack And Still Be A Good Christian

I want to share with you how to enjoy The Shack and still be a good Christian. Actually, I want to share with you how to enjoy almost any good work of fiction–and still be a good Christian. Honest Confession here: I read The Shack back in 2009, the year after it came out. It

What I Want For My Daughter

Mind if I take a moment to brag on my daughter? Isn’t she a lovely young woman? She’s also talented, highly intelligent, a self-starter, a leader, a good student, a hard worker, a loyal friend, and–a wonderful, loving daughter! Best of all, she loves God and seeks to obey His commandments. All the coverage of the

Celebrating A New Year As A Healthy and Whole Person

Yesterday was the beginning of a brand new, and hopefully for all of us, bright new year! I hope you’re feeling hopeful. I hope you’re ready to look forward to and embrace the fresh possibilities God has laid out before you! I’ve been wandering around (like I usually do at this time of year), muttering

The Best Way To Prevent A Teen Pregnancy

Dear moms and dads of teens, We all love our teens so much! But, we also know that we’re raising our kids in a world that has some terribly ugly, dark, dangerous corners in it! We can’t be with our kids 24/7 to keep them out of those dark corners, and being a helicopter parent is

Whose Strength Matters?

Whose strength matters? Is it ours or is it God’s? How many people does it take to change the course of history? Can we do it in our own strength? Can we do it by ourselves? Even if we all banded together to make it happen–on our own–without God’s hand of blessing on it–can we