Book Review: Ashes to Honor by Loree LoughAfter September 11, 2011, multi-published Loree Lough decided she wanted to write a series of novels that would honor the heroes of that fateful day. The firs...
Topics: EMT, Anne Baxter, Christian fiction, loree lough, first responder, ashes to honor, inspirational fiction
Author Interview: Cynthia L. Simmons
This morning's interview is with Cynthia L. Simmons, author of Struggles and Triumphs, a collection of fictionalized accounts of several women in history.A: Cindy, what a joy to have you here this mor...
Topics: struggles and triumphs, Anne M Baxter, Bible study, women in history, Cynthia Simmons, inspirational fiction
Guest Post - Cynthia L. Simmons
Do you ever feel insignificant and wonder if anyone would notice if you disappeared? On the other hand do you struggle with thinking too highly of yourself? The following verses in Romans teach us pro...
Topics: self-esteem, struggles and triumphs, Anne Baxter, parts of the body, God's gifts, parts of the church, Cynthia Simmons
Holy Week - Sunday Son-Rise
Oh, the joy of this day! He is risen, Hallelujah!The time of mourning is over. Can you feel the jubilation Mary felt when Jesus called her by name? She had come to see to his proper burial (lots of sp...
Holy Week, Silent Saturday
Holy Week, Good Friday - Cheering to Jeering
Pastor Shim Habte's sermon, Cheering to JeeringMatt.21:1-11 “See, your king comes to you gentle and riding on a donkey." Zechariah 9:9 Some years ago a book was written by a noted American historia...
Hey, Anne, thanx for the blog invite. Way cool sit...
Normally, I think I'm going to use this blog to comment on the pastor's sermon; however, this Sunday, that was me. Well, sorta. I gave the sermon, but I'm not the pastor. Sometimes when a pastor has t...
Holy Week, Maundy Thursday: When Is Failure Final?
There was a man on a crowded city street who, while distracted, stepped right in front of a moving truck. Another man grabbed his arm and pulled him back to the sidewalk. Shaken, the first man thanked...
Holy Week, Wednesday - The Greatest Commandment
One of the unnamed scribes (lawyers) who came to Jesus during that last week asked Him, "...which is the first commandment of all?" Jesus said, " 'Hear, O Israel, the Lord our God, the Lord is one. An...
Holy Week, Tuesday - What is Obedience?
One of Jesus' parables from the Gospel of Matthew tells about a father who needed some help in his vineyard. He went to his first son. He said, "Son, go, work today in my vineyard." The son answered, ...
Holy Week, Monday - Kicking Out the Robbers
Jesus walked into the temple Mark says on Monday after the triumphal entry, Matthew and Luke indicate it's on Palm Sunday. Which day isn't as important as what happened and why, is it?It wasn't the fi...
Palm Sunday. What's so great about that?
I've often wondered about that day of Jesus' triumphal entry into Jerusalem. Did He love the feel of the morning sunshine and feel honored by people's shouts of acclaim? Or did He think ahead to the e...
Just Thinking: How Can You Tell the Difference?