Prodigal Son

Prodigal Son

The pigs aren’t his family. But he smells like a pig, is as filthy as a pig, and worse, eats like a pig. No, he doesn’t eat like some gluttonous swine, but he dines with them as if they share a table. Today’s menu is slightly out of routine:  moldy leftovers and this...
Facing a Lion, a Bear, and a Goliath

Facing a Lion, a Bear, and a Goliath

By Drake Nikko Buzeta Assistant Pastor, WIN Better Living Read 1 Samuel 17:31-37 There was once a church in Germany that was forced to close down. Because of this, the pastor had to look for a job to support his family. One day, he was going through the classified ads...
Slave to Son

Slave to Son

The slave is a mere child born into a heritage of chains. He drags his bare feet across the hot ground, scabs on his knees, scratches on his arms. He owns nothing except the dusty tunic hanging like an oversized sack on his famished frame. He is no one. He is no...

Small Things

There have been times when I prayed for something and God went, “You know what, I’ll do you one better.” When I prayed for a church, He gave me a community. When I prayed for friends so I wouldn’t be lonely, He gave me a husband. When we (my husband and I) prayed for...

God as the Ultimate Man

God as the Ultimate Man taken from Girlfriends in God website   (John 4:4 NIV) “Now he [Jesus] had to go through Samaria,”    by Sharon Jaynes Friend to Friend I have to tell you, the story of Jesus talking to the Samaritan woman at the well is one of the...

Wednesday Thoughts: A Poor Man’s One Eye

Lamentations 3:52-53 (KJV) My enemies chased me sore, like a bird, without a cause. They have cut off my life in the dungeon, and cast a stone upon me.    Misery loves company; we can often better face our trials when we discover biblical characters who...