Learning Patience in the Storm

By: Sandra Jean Charite, MS Hurricane Irma was expected to hit landfall in South Florida between the early hours on Sunday, September 10. All day Friday and into late Saturday night,...

How Badly Do You Want a Turkey?

Picture a young missionary family in Warsaw, Poland living a covert, double-life behind the Iron Curtain. In the darkest days of the Cold War, immersed in the culture of a nation not their own...

Pregnancy and Infancy Loss

In case you weren’t aware, this month is Pregnancy & Infant Loss Awareness month. Given our experience in this area and how open we are about our story, I’ve heard from SO many women who have gone through losing a baby. I don’t know actual stats

20 Quotes to Encourage Friendships During COVID-19

Besties. BFF’s. Life-long friends. Friend is such a wonderful and endearing term. The good Lord created us as relational beings, first with Him, then with others. So it makes sense...

Yes, Virginia, There is a God

I think you must have asked another compelling question throughout your depressed state: “Does God still care for me? Does He even exist?”

Charles Livingston – Free Indeed

“Mrs. Livingston, you’ll never see your son walk the streets of Columbia again.” The words rang in Carrie Livingston’s ears as Dick Harpootlian, then Deputy Circuit Solicitor, stood before the court, asking the jury to convict her 32-year-old son for murders he didn’t commit.

Gossip: When Words Fly

Surprisingly, and most unfortunately, it happens at our churches and even in our prayer meetings. What could be so prevalent and unseemly? Gossip. Ironically, it’s the sin that no one ever wants to talk about!

In Step with My Father

I remember Daddy holding my hand as we entered the gates to the botanical gardens, Wrigley's gum, Elephant Ear pastries, Matchbox cars, him carrying me when I was hurt,...

The Waiting Room

So, is it just me or when it comes spiritual blessings we expect God to exclude us from the waiting room?

22 Ways to Make this Your Best Thanksgiving Ever

Make a list, make a plan, make ahead…
 Make a mess, clean the mess, make sure… 
 Extend the table, cover the table, decorate the table…
 Race the clock, race back to...