The Love of a Father: What Strong Mothers Know About the Importance of a Daddy

In today’s society, single mothers are strong, tenacious, able women who can juggle the pressures of family and work without skipping a beat. I should know….I was raised by one! It’s amazing that these moms are able to keep pressing on – giving their children the best family life they can under unfortunate circumstances. Even […]

“When Boy Meets Girl: Understanding How the Other Half Thinks” – Part 2

Men and women access the information in their memory banks very differently. Much like a filing cabinet, men’s brains store information in separate files and access the information when needed, one file at a time. This is called compartmental thinking. Women, however, store information more globally, much like a computer. They have the ability to […]

“When Boy Meets Girl: Understanding How the Other Half Thinks” – Part 1

The differences between men and women are not only well-documented, but frequently at the heart of good-natured (and sometimes not so good-natured) anecdotes. Experts have discovered that there are actually differences in the way men’s and women’s brains are structured, and hence, differences in the way they think. These differences have been at the core […]

Encouraging Scriptures for Today

Deuteronomy 6:6-7 – “These commandments that I give you today are to be on your hearts.  Impress them upon your children.  Talk about them when you sit at home and when you walk along the road, when you lie down and when you get up.” Isaiah 54:13 – “All your children shall be taught of […]

Our Redeemer Lives! Hope for Redemption in the Midst of Infertility and Loss

  Some days it’s hard to imagine that, in an alternate reality, there would be a preschooler running around our house. Our six-year-old daughter would have a younger brother or sister, and life would be infinitely different from what it is today. But for whatever reason, we lost that baby, and in the five years […]

Our Family Shield of Faith

“Hurry, say ‘Amen’…you’re gonna make us tardy!” The thought running through their adorable little heads each morning before I let my daughters out of my sight for the day. While praying this particular morning, I must have said something to peak the curiosity of my seven-year-old, Macy. As we sat together later that evening, chatting […]

Grace and Peace to You

Grace and peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. This is the beautiful and encouraging greeting of the Apostle Paul in most of his thirteen letters that are part of our New Testament. Four of the letters—Ephesians, Colossians, Philemon, and Philippians—are known as the Prison Epistles. The “grace and peace” […]

A Unique and Wonderful Treasure

In today’s society, we are continually looking ahead to where we need to go next and what we need to accomplish. We seem to be nonstop, running from soccer practice to dance recitals to parent-teacher conferences and everything in between. When we are goal-oriented and task-driven, we tend to focus on all of the things that […]

Then Sings My Soul – Family Event Recap

In celebration of the Christmas season, Word of Life presented a “Then Sings My Soul” family event which was hosted by Pastors Tim and Gayla Bagwell. What a musical extravaganza this was and there was not a better way to carry us through the holidays than with a new song in our hearts celebrating the […]

 A Unique and Wonderful Treasure

In today’s society, we are continually looking ahead to where we need to go next and what we need to accomplish. We seem to be nonstop, running from soccer practice to dance recitals to parent-teacher conferences and everything in between. When we are goal-oriented and task-driven, we tend to focus on all of the things that […]