The Torture of Desire

Torture of Desire by Jackie Kendall

It has been said that suffering is having what you do not want (singleness), and wanting what you do not have (a husband). As a single woman, you would probably scream “Amen” to such a description of suffering. You know what it is like to get up each day knowing that you do not have [...]

Why Physical Intimacy Ruins a Good Relationship

How Sex Can Ruin a Good Relationship by Jackie Kendall

How does physical intimacy ruin a good relationship? When two people start dating and become involved physically, the innocence disappears and one of their consciences will likely shout—“Get out!” When I first became a Christian, and had newly left behind a sex-saturated dating mentality, I started dating this wonderful Christian guy. His commitment to moral purity [...]

Is God Demanding Too Much?

Is God Demanding Too Much by Jackie Kendall

Is God demanding too much to require that you seek Him with all your heart? No way! Think of it this way. Mr. Right comes over one day and begins to speak of his devotion to you. He says what you have been waiting to hear: “I love you. I give you my heart completely. [...]

11 Truths to Becoming a Lady in Waiting

11 Truths to Becoming a Lady in Waiting by Jackie Kendall

Why do women tend to “go after the guys”? Why do women experience difficulty being still and waiting for the man to initiate and develop the relationship? You find the answer in one word: insecurity. An insecure woman has her world centered on something (marriage) or someone (Mr. Right) that can be lost or taken [...]

Healing Your Emotional Pain

Healing Your Emotional Abuse with Prayer Dennis and Dr Jen Clark

Each one of us have unresolved thoughts, feelings, and impulses that seem to come right out of the blue at all the wrong times. But through healing prayer, we are learning about letting God take these unresolved issues—these things that are hidden in the depths of our hearts and are springing up, causing ungodly thoughts, [...]

My First and Second Great Awakenings

My First and Second Great Awakenings

Are you a control freak? Everything was in place for me to end up a “none of the above,”—part of the ever-growing segment of the American population that identifies and even prides itself in having no faith at all.  “None’s” now account for at least 20% of the American population, and are the fastest growing segment of our [...]

Learning to Become Whole Again – Part 2

Learning to Become Whole Again Part 2 by Evelyn Watkins

My Root Last week we looked at the first part of becoming whole versus healing in Part 1 of this series. If you haven’t read it yet, you can here: Learning to Become Whole Again – Part 1 This week, we’re looking at my own root and how I learned and am learning to overcome [...]

Stop Running to the Wrong Cave! Part 2

Stop Running to the Wrong Cave Part 2 by Jeff Voth

Last week, I gave you an introduction on Running to the Wrong Cave, if you missed it you can check it out here: Stop Running to the Wrong Cave – Part 1. This week we are looking at the first of what I call the Three D’s. The First D: The State of Distress The [...]

Stop Running to the Wrong Cave! Part 1

Stop Running to the Wrong Cave - Part 1 by Jeff Voth

I remember exactly where I was when I felt distressed for the first time. In fact, it occurred during the same season of life when I made my visit to the ER. My panic came in two waves, which both came as we happened to be in the process of buying a house. The first [...]

Discovering Family

Discovering Family by Jim Stovall

The Gift of Family Our families help to make us what we are just as we help to define and shape our families.  They can create the backdrop of our lives and define what we believe to be normal, and then sometimes, they can create a turning point to help us move in new and [...]