Entries for April 2011
By: Jerry Thacker
My younger daughter is finishing up her masters' degree in counseling at a local university. She also works in the student assistance center helping those who need remedial help. The other day, a student came in for help with her paper, the topic of which was "The Distracting Nature of Texting." Whi...
By: Ron Haas
Fundraising gets a bad rap among some Christian leaders who are uncomfortable with asking for money. They cite George Müller and Hudson Taylor as examples of great Christian men who told their needs to no one but God. Some modify that approach and are willing to share "full information" with do...
By: Mark Hiehle
The story is told of police officers who were using a radar gun to check the speed of vehicles as they came over the crest of a hill. Suddenly, their radar registered a speed of 500 miles per hour. They tried to reset their equipment, but suddenly it shut down. Moments later, a low-flying military F...
By: Thomas Glessner
This year the nation remembers President Ronald Reagan on the 100th anniversary of his birth in 1911. The Reagan presidency was indeed a unique time in American history when the spirit and confidence of the nation was revived. Reagan's sunny optimism and belief that America's best days were ahead al...
By: Bob Foust
The small center was doing okay. The board thought all was fine, but the executive director was beginning to feel fatigued. She kept saying that more staff was needed, but the funds were not available. Their town of 12,000 was in an economic downturn, the large factory had closed, so the board did n...
By: Sydna Massé
For the righteous will never be moved; he will be remembered forever. He is not afraid of bad news; his heart is firm, trusting in the LORD. His heart is steady; he will not be afraid, until he looks in triumph on his adversaries. Psalm 112:6-8
"You've placed our center in great harm! HOW COULD Y...
By: Nancy Knowlton
Every day at the Cookeville Pregnancy Clinic we receive phone calls that begin with questions, such as:
"Could I make an appointment for an abortion?"
"Do you do abortions there?"
"How much does an abortion cost?"
"Where can I find a free abortion?"
"Are you an abortion clinic?"
As the directo...
By: Kristen Maddox
The Spirit of the Lord GOD is upon me, because the LORD has anointed me to bring good news to the poor; he has sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and the opening of the prison to those who are bound; to proclaim the year of the LORD's favor, and the day of ven...