When You Feel Like a Failure

written by guest blogger, Karen Gerharter-Goodman

A few days ago, I received word that I may be forced to retire from the Navy, an organization I have faithfully served for almost 22 years. My first reaction was “I am not ready to retire, I have too much to offer, too much to still accomplish!” And then […]

By |December 29th, 2015|blog|2 Comments

Mass Shootings – the demons we don’t address

In Jesus’ ministry, He regularly cast out demons. It wasn’t considered “superstitious” – it was a reality. Today, many Christians regularly dismiss demons as something archaic, or only occurring in Jesus’ day. We’ve bought into naturalistic thinking that there must be some “biological disorder” in a person who does evil or crazy things.  The label most […]

By |November 4th, 2015|blog|0 Comments

Science & Faith — We Need to Work Together Again

Due to an inability to describe the world around them, people living before the age of science often attributed to God the sole cause of natural events. In man’s ignorance, he often gave God the credit for certain key biological or physical mechanisms that today can be explained through the scientific method of discovery. […]

By |October 24th, 2015|blog|0 Comments

Practicing Silence as a Spiritual Discipline

“Be still and know that I am God.” (Ps. 46:10.) This is perhaps one of my favorite verses in the Bible. I love it’s simplicity, but recognize it’s complexity. (That is so like God, isn’t it?) It is a simple statement — be still. It is also a very difficult thing to do because […]

By |September 30th, 2015|blog|0 Comments

“Fire & Faith” – what a natural disaster taught Samantha about faith

Whipped up by 116 F winds, the Lake Fire had devoured over 20,000 acres by the time I returned home after having been away for the week. I expected the acrid smell of woodsmoke, the blotted out stars. Then, turning onto the road that wound up the grade to my mountain community, I saw what […]

By |July 26th, 2015|blog|0 Comments