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Jesus and the cobbler

Editor’s Introduction

One of my favorite Christmas stories is about an elderly cobbler who dreamed one Christmas Eve that Jesus would visit him the next... »

Light vs. dark

Editor’s Introduction

According to an allegory that can be found in various places on the internet, there was once a dark cave deep in the earth that ha... »

An adventure with God

Editor’s Introduction

Most of us have a number of different roles or titles by which we’re known—parent, child, student, coworker, teammate, spouse, fri... »

Being kind

Editor’s Introduction

I don’t know about you, but I’ve been thinking a lot about the state of the world lately. The last few years have been anything bu... »

The new you

Editor’s Introduction

The Bible is full of stories about new beginnings and starting anew. God knows that living in a fallen world isn’t easy, and He un... »

From Jesus with Love

Give Me your heart

From Jesus with Love

Everybody knows that money can’t buy happiness, yet people are all too eager to overlook that fact during holi... »

Feeling weary in your soul?

From Jesus with Love

When you’re feeling burned out and overwhelmed, even the thought of your work or the problems you’re dealing w... »

The lighthouse

From Jesus with Love

My Word is like the beacon of a lighthouse, shining in the darkness to guide vessels through the sometimes dar... »

Ray of hope

From Jesus with Love

I can’t promise to spare you from the storms of life, but I can promise to be with you through them. My help m... »

Personal Accounts

The last stocking

Personal Accounts

Every year at Christmas, my friend Ira and I get together to assemble Christmas stockings for the orphans at t... »

Amazed, treasured, and pondered

Personal Accounts

[After hearing the angel announce the birth of Christ, the shepherds] hurried off and found Mary and Joseph, a... »

Finding the purpose of Christmas

Personal Accounts

After a couple of low-key Christmases in a row, due to health restrictions prompted by the pandemic, many of u... »

Lonely at Christmas?

Personal Accounts

If you’re feeling lonely this Christmas, you’re not alone. Sad Christmas songs are popular because they strike... »

Occasion to love

Personal Accounts

For many of us, since we were young children, Christmas has been a special time of celebrating Jesus’ birth, g... »

Meeting Jesus

Personal Accounts

What about when Christmas comes along and you’re sad, grieving, or alone—or when, instead of anticipation and... »