They will have no fear of bad news; their hearts are steadfast, trusting in the LORD.  Psalm 112:7 NIV The diagnosis comes. It’s devastating: a year, possibly two, maybe as many as 5 at best. Now what? The first emotion you will most likely experience is shock, the second is fear, the third is confusion.…

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When my children were small we lived on the marsh in southeast Georgia. Our backyard overlooked the eighth fairway in Osprey Cove, a neighborhood located in St. Mary’s Georgia. Our home had a large, two-story window in the family room and as you looked out, you could see across the marsh into Florida.   You…

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Mornings are a great time to pray, the earlier, the better because the house is quiet and the demands for my attention are just about nil. Not only that but, biblically, there is a clear precedent throughout the Word of God that establishes a model of rising early and having a designated place to pray.…

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Several years ago when I went through the fires of refinement and faced a serious and potentially fatal health challenge, I asked myself, as well as God, many questions. How did I find myself in this furnace of affliction? God, am I being sifted? God, am I being disciplined? Am I being punished? Are you…

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I was ministering to a woman who had been struggling with depression. After just a short conversation with her, the Lord prompted me to ask her several questions regarding her childhood and then her divorce. Her husband left her for another woman a number of years ago, but she still carried a lot of guilt…

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Nothing outside of salvation will impact living a life without regrets more than having a Godly character.   Freedom Today was my birth child, given as a gift from the Lord. It was a nationally and internationally syndicated television show that aired for a number of years. I was the host and executive producer of…

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When a heartfelt cry out to God is all you have….   It was a cold winter’s night in the Allegany Mountains of Virginia when I, at the age of seventeen, needed an answered prayer in the worst way. I was on my way home from a football game and a friend of mine needed…

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O boundless God, So high, so small, You stoop to our hearts Though Creator of all.
You call and You come as The Pearl of Great Price,
 As the fullness of love, And the riches of life.
We sell all we treasure, O Pearl of Great Price,
 Now treasuring only You!   Does God love me? Does…

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