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What is the Secret to Taking a Leap of Faith?

When my daughter Traci was just a little girl, I watched as she moved to the edge of a staircase and peaked over the edge. She was only about 8ft in the air but it was a huge jump for a tiny girl. She was about to demonstrate the secret to taking a leap of faith.

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A Little Boy, a Big Truck and 3 Lessons about Faith

I can count on one hand the number of people who have profoundly affected my life. Alan Maxwell is one of them.  Alan is a successful businessman, with a huge heart, a generous spirit and a desire to serve God.  When he told me this true story, I knew I had to share it with someone.  Who better than you?  …

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Easter Tribute to Johnny Hart

This is a tribute to a talented man who showed incredible kindness to me and inspired me to speak boldly of my faith in Christ.  His name was Johnny Hart.  He was a nationally syndicated cartoonist, creator of the popular comic strip B.C. and co creator of WIZARD OF ID.  I had admired him for years. Throughout his career Johnny …

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How the Best Face the Worst

The words jumped at me from the computer screen. Stage IV ovarian cancer! Robert and Bobbie Wolgemuth have been personal friends for years so when we learned that Bobbie had received this serious diagnosis our hearts went out to our friends and our prayers began in earnest. Over the last two years the cancer has gone from discovery to treatment …